Category: Dental Health Conditions

Sensitivity To Heat And Cold Is Normal, Right?

  It’s a familiar picture: you bite into some ice cream, take a drink of ice water without a straw, or sip some hot coffee and suddenly experience immense pain and discomfort radiating from your teeth and gums. Many people experience this sensation, and the feeling might linger for a while or dissipate quickly, but,… Read more »

Regular Headaches May Be Related To Jaw Troubles

If your regular headaches are making it harder for you to enjoy your life, you should consider having an evaluation. What you might not realize is that the reason for your ongoing discomfort could be due to an issue with your jaw joints. TMJ dysfunction refers to problems that affect the jaw joints, or muscles… Read more »

Recovering From The Effects Of Teeth Grinding

If you grind your teeth while you sleep, you may spend your morning trying to recover from – or at least tune out – the pain in your face and jaw. If your experience with this issue, known as bruxism, has also led to TMJ dysfunction, you can experience pain throughout your day. What you… Read more »

The Link Between Teeth Grinding And Chronic Headaches

How often do you experience headaches? Are you growing accustomed to waking up with soreness in your face and jaw? These conditions may have more in common than you realize. Bruxism, a condition where a person routinely clenches their jaw, can dole out serious harm to your oral health. The pressure your upper and lower… Read more »

Putting A Stop To Chronic Jaw Pain With TMJ Treatment

Chronic pain in your jaw is not something you should just learn to live with. Discomfort rooted in problems with your temporomandibular joints (known as TMJs) can be addressed effectively by your dentist. Relief may only be a matter of receiving a special mouth guard, which holds your jaw in a more comfortable position during… Read more »

3 Reasons To Seek Treatment For Teeth Grinding

Not everyone who grinds their teeth may realize that they are guilty of this habit. People who suffer from bruxism will frequently grind their teeth unconsciously. It can actually occur most often when they are asleep. If you have a tendency to wake up with soreness in your face and teeth, or if you are… Read more »

Grinding Your Teeth? Your Dentist Can Help

Habitual teeth grinding, often referred to as bruxism, can contribute to several oral health concerns. The force that teeth grinding places on your teeth can leave them dull, and can even cause damage. The pressures exerted by your jaw when you clench your teeth can also lead to TMJ dysfunction. Sufferers of bruxism typically grind… Read more »