Posts Tagged ‘tmj clicking’
What You Need to Know About Dental Exams
Health-focused dentists recognize that the oral area of your body can influence your overall health as well as impact how you look and feel about yourself. In this blog, I will discuss the comprehensive dental examination that a holistic/biological dentist performs and 8 areas of focus in evaluating your oral and overall health. 1. Dental…Read More
3 Reasons Why You Should Replace That Missing Tooth!
Over the years, the biggest question I got from my patients is “Why do I need to replace that missing tooth?” They say, “It’s too expensive”, or “no one will see it” and mostly “I can eat OK without it”. For me, as a dentist, getting that tooth replaced is pretty obvious, but for most,…Read More
Why Does My Jaw Click and What to Do About It?
Many patients have asked “Why does my jaw click when I open wide?” Let’s start with the temporomandibular joint. The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ (for short), is that joint in front of your ears that you can feel with your fingers when you open wide. Sometimes this particular joint may “click” or cause discomfort, and…Read More