Are you experiencing frequent jaw pain, jaw clicking, or headaches? These are common symptoms of TMJ or temporomandibular joint disorder. TMJ refers to problems with the two joints on either side of your face that connect your jaw to your skull. Read our blog post to learn about the long-term consequences of TMJ.
Posts in the Dental Health category:
Signs You Need a Mouthguard
Have you ever woken up with a stiff, sore jaw, or you enjoy contact sports but never wear any protection for your teeth? Both of these, and more, are signs that you should look into getting a mouthguard. Read our blog post to learn about the benefits of mouthguards, including signs you should get one.
Are Dental Cleanings Necessary?
It’s no secret that you can reduce your risk for most major dental issues with a healthy diet and a good at-home oral hygiene routine. If this makes you wonder if professional dental cleanings are really necessary, think again. Check out our blog post to see how important regular dental cleanings are for your oral health.
Five Reasons We’re the Right Dentist Near You
If you’re looking for a new dentist in Charlotte, you’ve come to the right place. From our variety of services and office amenities to our great location, read our blog post for five reasons why we’re the right dentist near you.
Why Dental Bridges May Be a Good Restorative Option for You
It’s one thing to have a missing tooth, but another to have multiple missing teeth in a row. Missing teeth makes it harder to properly break down your food, can prevent you from speaking properly, and can make it more difficult to show off your smile. Check out our blog post to see if dental bridges may be a good restorative option for you.
Why Do I Need an Oral Cancer Screening?
Oral cancer may not be at the top of your mind, but it is something you should get regularly examined for, especially if you are a frequent tobacco user! Read our blog post to learn about oral cancer and the importance of regular oral cancer screenings at the dentist.
Why Is Flossing So Important?
It’s easy to remember to brush your teeth every day, but for many people, flossing falls by the wayside. While flossing certainly doesn’t replace brushing, it is a crucial part of the overall dental care routine. Read our blog post to find out why.
How to Handle a Dental Emergency
Whether you have a chipped, cracked, or broken tooth, a faulty dental device, or complications after a treatment, dental emergencies come in all shapes and sizes. Check out our blog post for tips on how to handle a dental emergency before you head to our office.
How Often Should I Visit the Dentist?
No two smiles are exactly the same. We might brush and floss our teeth twice a day, but regular professional dental cleanings and examinations are essential to maintaining good oral hygiene. Read our blog post to find out how often you should visit the dentist to maintain healthy teeth and gums.
How Does Sedation Dentistry Work?
Research shows 1 in 3 Americans struggle with dental anxiety. Even if you aren’t nervous, there are situations where sedation makes an appointment easier. Check out our blog post to see how sedation dentistry works.