Sjogren’s Syndrome and Dental Problems
Sjogren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disease that affects the glands of the body. The most common complaints from a patient suffering with Sjogren’s Syndrome are dry eyes and mouth.
Living with Chronic TMJ Pain
Most people would not believe all the different types of pain that can occur with TMJ dysfunction, also known as TMD (Temporomandibular Disorders). Patients usually do not know that their issues are being caused by a disharmony between the teeth, jaw muscles, and jaw joint.
Does Miracle Teeth Whitener Work?
It is always interesting to see a product with the word “miracle” in its name. Does Miracle Teeth Whitener work? Well, the short answer is yes and no. Let’s take a minute and get into the details.
Can You Really Get Mask Mouth?
Mask Mouth is a pertinent topic these days now that the majority of people are using masks to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. Recently I’ve seen a spat of articles crop up, mostly blogs, warning of the dangers of “Mask Mouth.” To be very clear, any possible side effects or dental risks from mask wearing are minimal compared to catching Covid-19.
Can TMJ Cause Back Pain?
TMJ can cause pain at the base of the skull, the neck, and shoulders. You might be thinking, how can jaw issues affect things all the way back there? It has to do with reciprocal muscles and how they are affected. Also, referred pain can come into play as well.
How Effective is Sedation Dentistry?
Anxiety about dentistry is nothing to be ashamed of and I’m here to tell you there is good news. There is a level of dental sedation that can be extremely effective for you, given your level of worry. The best analogy I can think of is the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. There is a level of dental sedation for everyone; we just need to match the correct level of sedation to your specific needs.
Best Long-Term Teeth Whitening
Whitening done with your dentist at their office, also known as in-office whitening, is the gold standard. But to begin with, you need to know why a tooth looks dark to begin with. Once this is understood, the answer becomes clear which whitening lasts the longest.