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5 Jaw Exercises That Can Help to Relieve TMD Pain

November 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joannebancroft @ 8:10 pm
woman performing jaw exercises

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) causes intense jaw pain, headaches, and stiffness throughout the neck. Affecting millions of people in the United States, it can be debilitating if left untreated. Fortunately, there are ways to treat TMD pain, one of which is through jaw exercises. In this article, a local dentist will share five ways you can safely care for your jaw joints and achieve relief.


Is BOTOX Only Used for Facial Aesthetics?

October 27, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joannebancroft @ 8:26 pm
patient receiving Botox for headaches

When you hear people discussing the term Botox, there’s a good chance you’re probably thinking about its ability to eliminate fine lines and wrinkles. While you’re not wrong about its capabilities, this FDA-approved solution can actually do much more. In this article, we’ll look at the evolution of Botox as well as the various medical conditions that can be improved upon with the help of this uniquely beneficial treatment.


Can BOTOX Be Used to Treat TMJ Headaches?

October 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joannebancroft @ 6:58 pm
woman receiving BOTOX in the jaw

TMJ headaches can become debilitating if left untreated. When chronic inflammation develops within the jaw joints, resulting in intense pain forming throughout the head, neck, and shoulders, you’re likely to find that it affects more than just your physical health. Your mental and emotional state will also suffer the consequences. While there are many helpful treatment options available on the market, one you might not have considered is BOTOX. A local dentist is here to explain the many advantages of this injectable solution and why you might think about giving it a try.


3 Things to Expect During Your Dental Implant Consultation

September 20, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joannebancroft @ 8:30 pm
dental implant consultation

Dental implants are considered the gold standard for tooth replacement. Designed to not only provide optimal stimulation to the jawbone but also remain in place for 30+ years, these permanent prosthetics are enjoyed by millions of adults in the United States. As you consider how you will replace your missing teeth, you may begin to wonder what you can expect from an initial dental implant consultation. Before meeting with your dentist, here are three things you can anticipate when learning more about the process of receiving a fully restored, permanent smile.


Will I Regret Getting a Root Canal?

August 29, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — joannebancroft @ 8:33 pm
person undergoing a root canal

Learning you need a root canal may not be the most exciting or welcoming news you’ll hear from your dentist. The idea of enduring any type of oral surgery tends to cause many patients to second guess their decision to move forward. And unfortunately, the misperception that root canals are painful only furthers the idea that regret will follow after completing treatment. There is good news, however, as a dentist explains why these procedures leave most patients pleased with their results and the ability to enjoy a fully functional smile again.

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