A common dental saying is "Your mouth is the gateway to your body." Read our blog post to see how your oral health can affect your overall health, including heart health.
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When you first feel a twinge of tooth pain, your mind might go to the worst-case scenario, conjuring images of root canals or extractions. But before you start to panic, consider if the discomfort may be related to something else. Read our blog post to learn that tooth pain is a common side effect of a sinus infection.
Do you feel more tired than usual after getting a full night’s sleep? Do you snore every night? You may have a sleeping disorder known as sleep apnea. Read our blog post to learn more about sleep apnea and some of the most common signs and symptoms.
When the joints that move your jaw are damaged or dysfunctional, you can develop a disorder known as TMJ. TMJ can have an impact far beyond your jaw but also on your oral health and lifestyle. Read our blog post for a look at the benefits of TMJ therapy.
Oral cancer screenings are just as important as dental cleanings! Oral cancer screenings can help catch early signs of cell abnormalities that could indicate oral cancer. Take a look at our blog post for what you need to know about oral cancer screenings and how often you should be getting them!
Gum disease, which is often caused by poor oral hygiene, is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults. Tooth loss is bad enough, but can gum disease oral cancer, too? Check out our blog post for what you should know.
The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, connects each side of your lower jaw to your skull. The TMJ is responsible for opening and closing your mouth and other mouth motions. Check out our blog post for five signs you might have TMJ/TMD disorder.
Sometimes we get headaches because we’ve been staring at the computer screen for too long. Sometimes we get headaches because we haven’t drank enough water that day. But did you know that tooth pain can be connected to headaches as well? Read our blog post for details!
Brushing, flossing, and maintaining healthy oral hygiene and lifestyle habits are best to encourage a healthy smile. In some unfortunate cases, though, oral cancer can develop and interfere with your oral and physical health, requiring prompt treatment. Read our blog post to learn about oral cancer symptoms and treatment.
Anyone can suffer from temporomandibular disorders, also commonly referred to as TMD. TMD includes a disorder of the temporomandibular joint, often referred to as the TMJ. But what happens when you have TMJ/TMD disorder? Read our blog post to learn about treatment options.