Dentistry Blog for Beginners: TMJ Treatments

Caring for your smile includes caring for your jaw. Within your jaw, highly complex joints known as temporomandibular joint exist that facilitate speaking, chewing, and eating. If for any reason they are damaged, a TMJ disorder will arise. To help minimize the effects and risks of TMJ disorders, establish TMJ disorder prevention plans and treatment procedures for any issues that... read more »

Teeth Grinding 101

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is the result of damage after continuous grating of the teeth. Some causes may include an abnormal bite, missing teeth, sleep disorders, or it may be the cause of anxiety or stress. Teeth, jaw muscles and the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can all be affected from grinding on a regular basis. Here at Today's Dentistry,... read more »