Treatment Options for TMJ Disorder


Treatment Options for TMJ Disorder

Patients who have a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder often experience unpleasant symptoms, including jaw discomfort or facial or ear pain, as well as difficulty chewing or clicking, popping or locking of the jaw. Fortunately, it is possible to effectively treat a TMJ disorder and eliminate those symptoms. The first step in getting treatment is to […]

History of Dental Implants

You may be aware that dental implants are a state-of-the-art solution for tooth loss, but did you realize that ancient civilizations experimented with this technology, too? Groups including the Mayans, the Egyptians and the Chinese made numerous attempts to identify the ideal tooth replacement, with varying degrees of success in their results. However, the modern […]

How Untreated Sleep Apnea Affects Your Health

Sleep apnea is an insidious health condition that can be difficult to detect because it occurs when a person is resting. An abundance of research has been devoted to the health effects of sleep apnea in recent years. Some of this research has shown that sleep apnea can weaken the cardiovascular system, affect pulmonary function, […]

Wisdom Teeth Extraction: What to Expect During the Recovery Process

Are you having your wisdom teeth removed? Having your wisdom teeth extracted is a great investment in your quality of life and oral health. Wisdom teeth (third molars) are associated with a number of oral health issues when they are retained. This is because they typically do not erupt like other teeth because they do […]

Restore Your Mouth’s Maximum Function with All on 4

Do you fear wearing conventional dentures because you know your dietary choices will be limited? Perhaps you already wear dentures and desire the level of oral function and comfort you once had with biological teeth. An alternative to conventional dentures, All on 4 addresses total tooth loss and promotes healthy, comfortable oral function. With All […]

Common Reasons for Tooth Removal

Tooth removal is a surgical procedure that takes out an entire tooth, including the roots. In addition to removing wisdom teeth, an oral surgeon may need to remove diseased and injured teeth as well as baby teeth in certain circumstances. Following are reasons why these types of teeth and situations require tooth removal. Diseased/Injured Teeth […]

Tips to Prepare for Your Oral Surgery Procedure

Do you have an upcoming oral surgery procedure? Are you wondering what you can do to prepare for your treatment? Preparing for your procedure and anticipating your needs during recovery is a wise move to make. Our practice believes in patient empowerment and education; and because of this, our staff will gladly answer your questions […]

Can all of my wisdom teeth be removed at the same time?

Having your wisdom teeth removed is a great investment in your oral health that can stave off a litany of problems and health conditions. Wisdom teeth removal is a procedure that involves surgery. Many times, an oral surgeon will remove all of a person’s wisdom teeth at once. This is because it is more convenient […]

Facial Trauma: Hard Tissue Injuries

When you suffer facial injuries due to an accident, playing contact sports or as the victim of a violent act, the bones of your jaw and face can be broken and in need of repair. Such injuries can affect both the function and appearance of your smile. To give yourself the best chance of a […]

Is there a cure for sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea, a condition in which patients stop breathing repeatedly for very brief periods of time while a sleep, poses serious health risks. Fortunately, effective treatment is available for this condition. Patients have a number of different options to treat and eliminate the symptoms of their sleep apnea. The first step in getting effective sleep […]