Category Archives: Craniofacial

Beyond Teeth & Gums: The Importance of Neuromuscular Dentistry

The common understanding of the focus of dentistry is on the health and wellbeing of the teeth and gums. Dentists provide cleaning and sealing services to help prevent decay or disease, and also offer fillings, crowns, and treatments for periodontal disease. However, there is more to excellent oral health than just healthy teeth and gums. Neuromuscular...
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5 Top Remedies for TMJ

TMJ disorder, officially called a dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint, can be painful in addition to causing oral problems. Many patients experience headaches, tenderness in the jaw, popping or clicking sounds when the jaw is opened or closed, and pain in the face, neck, teeth, shoulder, ears and of course, the jaw. In addition to...
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My Teeth are Sensitive to Cold – What’s Going on?

Do your teeth hurt when the ice cubes in your glass touch them? Do they ache when you drink chilled beverages or take a bite of ice cream? You may be experiencing the condition commonly known as sensitive teeth. The pain that sensitive teeth causes can be distracting and detrimental to your oral health, in...
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5 Important Facts About TMJ

An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from disorders in their Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and muscles. This joint connects the lower jaw to the temporal bone of your skull. It functions very different from any other joint in your body, because it leaves its socket to slide forward when you open your mouth...
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