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Five Benefits of a Nightguard

Five Benefits of a Nightguard

If you suffer from nightly jaw clenching, tooth grinding, a condition called bruxism or  temporomandibular disorder (TMD), you know how uncomfortable the side effects can be.  Fortunately there is a simple solution that can dramatically change your life - being fitted for a nightguard. 

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth — or third molars — are our final set of molars and usually start to emerge between the ages of 16 and 25.  Like getting your braces off, the removal of wisdom teeth has become a dental “rite of passage” for many teens and young adults.

TMD Pain and What You Can Do

TMD Pain and What You Can Do

We don’t realize how important the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is until it stops working properly.  When problems  arise, symptoms can range from being a simple nuisance to incapacitating, affecting your ability to speak, eat, chew and sleep. Here is some information that may help if you are experiencing TMD: