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Therapeutic Injections: A Surprisingly Reliable Non-Surgical Solution For TMJ Disorders

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders are a common source of chronic jaw pain, affecting millions of people worldwide. These disorders often result from stiff or overworked muscles in the jaw, leading to discomfort and difficulty in performing everyday activities like eating and speaking. One increasingly popular treatment for TMJ disorders is therapeutic TMJ injections. These injections, designed to relax the overactive... read more »

Top 4 Dental Problems Exposed And How To Prevent Them

Dental health is an essential aspect of overall well-being. Understanding the most common dental issues and how to prevent them can save you from pain, inconvenience and expensive treatments. Last month we took a deep dive into dental plaque causing cavities; this month, we analyze four additional top dental problems and offer effective strategies geared toward their prevention. 1. Gum... read more »

Exploring the Monumental Link Between Painful TMJ and Digestive Issues

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, commonly referred to as TMD, are often associated with jaw pain, headaches and difficulty in chewing. However, the impact of TMJ disorders extends beyond these symptoms, significantly affecting overall health and well-being. One area where TMJ disorders can have a surprising influence is digestive health. This blog explores the connection between TMJ dysfunction and digestive issues,... read more »

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Lurking Dental Plaque

What do you know about dental plaque formation? Comprised of an ever-developing biofilm of bacteria that is both sticky and colorless, plaque is always trying to form over your pearly whites. Although it might appear harmless, plaque is a major contributor to various dental problems, such as cavities and gum disease. Understanding how plaque forms, its effects on your mouth... read more »

How to Better Navigate TMJ Flares With Seasonal Changes

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders can be incredibly frustrating to live with, particularly because the symptoms may seem to fluctuate unpredictably. Seasonal changes often bring about a host of weather-related phenomena, like humidity shifts and barometric pressure changes, which can sometimes exacerbate TMJ symptoms. As the weather warms up, recognizing these triggers and implementing effective management strategies is crucial for those... read more »

How to Make the Most of National Dental Care Month 2024

Every May, dental professionals and oral health advocates unite to celebrate National Dental Care Month. This observance serves as a pivotal moment to highlight the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene and to encourage habits that prevent dental diseases. The inception of National Dental Care Month traces back to dental communities that aimed to increase awareness about oral health and... read more »

Four Timely Techniques For Easing TMJ Pain This Spring

As the blossoms unfurl and the air fills with the promise of new beginnings, spring invites us to rejuvenate not just our surroundings but our physical health as well. For those among us navigating the challenges of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), this seasonal shift offers a unique opportunity to embark on a journey toward relief and well-being. TMJ, characterized by... read more »

Surprising Ways Your Seasonal Allergies Can Affect Your Oral Health

With the blossoming of spring, while we welcome the vibrant blooms and greener landscapes, many of us also brace for the onset of seasonal allergies. This period, characterized by the widespread dispersal of pollen, can lead to the familiar symptoms of sneezing, congestion and itchy eyes. However, what’s less widely recognized is the impact of these allergies on oral health.... read more »

Understanding The Hidden Reasons For Your TMJ Pain

Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders are a complex set of conditions that can cause pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement. If you are struggling with TMJ issues, you’re not alone. Millions of people worldwide experience this discomfort, but the root causes and treatments may vary widely. Let’s delve into the hidden reasons that... read more »

Thank Your Amazing Dental Assistant And Eat More Nutrient-Rich Foods

March holds a special place in the hearts of dental professionals and patients alike, as it marks Dental Assistants Recognition Week. This week is dedicated to celebrating the invaluable contributions your dental assistant makes to the dental practice, ensuring its smooth operation and enhancing your care and treatment. In essence, hard-working dental assistants are the backbone of every dental office,... read more »