You have so many good reasons to keep your family’s teeth and gums healthy. Their sparkling smiles. Being able to chew for good nutrition. Avoiding toothaches and discomfort. And new research suggests that gum disease can lead to other problems in the body, including increased risk of heart disease. Fortunately, there are simple ways to …
SNORING Snoring can be disruptive and annoying, but it can also be symptomatic of serious issues that are important to address. Compounded with the sagging and narrowing of the throat, snoring happens when your tongue and throat muscles relax as you fall asleep.
What is an oral appliance? An oral appliance is a small acrylic device that fits over the upper and lower teeth or tongue (similar to an orthodontic retainer or mouth guard).
TMJ stands for TemporoMandibularJoint. The joint occurs between the mandible and the temporal bone that is between the lower jaw and the bone at the temple near the eyes. The joint itself can show pain/dysfunction and internal displacement of the disc.