Causes of TMD

Why Does My Jaw Hurt?

  If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, you might suffer from one of the most common causes of joint pain, temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD. Between 5% and 12% of people around the world suffer from some form of jaw pain. TMD has a wide variety of causes and symptoms. The good news is…


What Are All-on-X Dental Implants?

  120 million adult Americans are missing at least 1 tooth. While this can be just a cosmetic problem, often, it can cause issues with eating and speaking. If you’re one of these 120 million Americans, then you may either feel self-conscious about your teeth or are struggling with your quality of life from the lack…

What Causes a Chipped Tooth

4 Surprising Causes of Chipped Teeth

Wondering what are the causes of chipped teeth? First of all, a chipped tooth is exactly what it sounds like: a tooth with a part chipped off (or missing). While the outer covering of a tooth, the enamel, is meant to protect the tooth while you eat, it is not indestructible. Usually, when something hard…


How to Eat With Dentures

Dentures, also known as ‘false teeth’, are made from plastic and molded to fit your mouth. Due to the hard material, it can feel uncomfortable and awkward for several weeks. While you’re getting used to the dentures, keep in mind that you will make more saliva, causing it to slip around and even rubbing the…


The Dental Implant Process

A dental implant surgery replaces tooth roots with metal, screw-like posts and replaces damaged or missing teeth with artificial teeth that look and function like real ones. While dental implants are by no means a simple procedure, knowing what to expect will help you tremendously. 6 Main Steps of a Dental Implant 1. X-rays To…