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All Posts in Category: Tooth Pain

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Choosing a Mouth Guard for TMJ Pain Relief  

Do you suffer from jaw pain, headaches, or facial pain? It may be a problem with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and or your jaw muscles. Often a mouth guard provides relief for people suffering from TMJ and muscle discomfort.  

Before we describe specific treatments, it helps if you understand some basic information about TMJ. Keep in mind, this information is for educational purposes. Regular dental care and exams are always the first line of defense against TMJ problems as well as other dental health concerns.

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The Truth About Soda and Acid Erosion on Teeth

Not many things are as eye-catching as a perfect smile; it’s the sign of someone who’s dedicated to a solid oral care routine. But there are some conditions that can ruin it faster than it took to perfect. As a result from years of soda drinking, we recently had a patient develop acid erosion to his teeth. This patient came in for a tooth erosion repair in an attempt to turn back on the clock on years of decay. Acid erosion on teeth from soda is one of those ailments to which everyone should pay attention so they can be sure their brushing and flossing still give them the result they expect.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Do you have sensitive teeth? If so, you may be part of the majority. Many of our patients express discomfort related to temperature sensitivity. Whether your teeth are sensitive to hot, cold, acid, sugar, brushing or flossing, you don’t have to suffer. Below we’ve compiled some causes of sensitive teeth along with ways to prevent and treat sensitive teeth, thanks to the ADA, Colgate and more.

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