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When it Comes to Treating TMJ, Holistic View May Matter

Though tens of millions of Americans are thought to suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder (also known as TMJ disorder), the condition itself can be tricky to diagnose, particularly for physicians who lack experience in neuromuscular dentistry or craniofacial pain. But a program at Tufts University indicates a holistic approach that involves dentists, [...]

By |March 22nd, 2016|TMJ|Comments Off on When it Comes to Treating TMJ, Holistic View May Matter

4 Reasons to Visit a Cosmetic Dentist, Even If You Have a Perfect Smile

If you’re happy with your smile, you might not think that you need to visit a cosmetic dentist. After all, what can they do for you? But the truth is that you should always visit a dentist with a strong sense of aesthetics so that you can continue to enjoy your smile for [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Bad Bite, Braces, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dentists, Preventitive Dentistry, TMJ|Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Visit a Cosmetic Dentist, Even If You Have a Perfect Smile

TMJ May Be to Blame if Your Teeth Relapsed after Braces

Relapse after orthodontic treatment is a major concern both for patients and for dentists. Patients feel that they didn’t get their money’s worth out of what can be an expensive cosmetic dentistry procedure, while dentists often blame relapse on a patient’s failure to wear their orthodontic retainer. But there’s another important factor for [...]

By |December 23rd, 2015|Orthodontics, TMJ|Comments Off on TMJ May Be to Blame if Your Teeth Relapsed after Braces

Will Dental Implants Lead to TMJ?

Some implant dentists are concerned that the use of dental implants will lead to widespread TMJ among the older population. The concern is that because dental implants don’t have the same cushioning mechanism as natural teeth they will lead to more stressful chewing, causing wear and damage to the temporomandibular joints [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Bad Bite, Dental Implant, TMJ|Comments Off on Will Dental Implants Lead to TMJ?

How Bad Is Your Headache? 4 Ways to Measure

Headaches are one of the most common, and one of the most disabling illnesses in the world. They can result in you missing work, being unable to enjoy your vacation, or even being able to do the simplest things around the house. You know how bad your headache is, but how do you [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Headaches, Neuromuscular Dentistry, TMJ|Comments Off on How Bad Is Your Headache? 4 Ways to Measure