Can My Diet Affect My TMJ?

Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders impact the chewing muscles and the joint that connects your jaw and skull. Pain associated with this joint is called temporomandibular joint disorder (also known as TMJ). Activities that may seem simple such as chewing, drinking, and talking can be much more challenging for people suffering from this disorder. Don’t […]

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The Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Is sleep apnea something you should be concerned about? Possibly. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder where your breathing becomes constantly interrupted throughout the night. These short breathing pauses can occur hundreds of times during the night, impacting your natural sleep rhythm and depriving you of much-needed rest. If left untreated, sleep apnea can […]

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Are You a Nervous Patient? Here are 5 Coping Strategies for Your Next Appointment

Do you get nervous whenever you have to visit the dentist? If so, you’re not alone. We have many patients just like you who get anxious right before their appointment. Some people even become frightened enough to skip out on their appointment altogether. But delaying a visit will only put you at further risk of […]

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IV Sedation vs. Laughing Gas – Which is Right for You?

Do you tense up with fear when you think about visiting the dentist? Or do you worry that you’ll experience pain during your next procedure? Many people experience dental phobia just like you. Fortunately, there’s a solution to help – sedation. IV Sedation and laughing gas are common methods that can be used to help […]

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Do I Really Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Not all wisdom teeth need to come out. Sometimes these final sets of molars can emerge properly aligned. When they’re misaligned and causing issues, then they will likely need to be removed. How does your dentist decide whether you need to get your wisdom teeth removed? Read on to find out when it’s absolutely necessary […]

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