Being crowned a king is something worth bragging about but finding out that you need a dental crown may just make you confused.
Having temporomandibular joint disorder can be a literal pain, but more than anything it can just be irritating. Although surgery is an option to help fix this condition, it’s usually the last one. So, other than surgery, what are ways that you can get rid of TMD?
Even though tooth decay has gone down over the years in part to patients being more informed, an increase in available dental care, and fluoride, some patients still suffer from extreme tooth decay. Luckily, with restorative dentistry like dentures, implants, crowns, filling, inlays, and veneers, patients can get back their appearance and ability to chew again. So, what is the real importance of restorative dentistry and why does it matter? Let’s look a little closer.
The temporomandibular joint disorder is a common condition that causes this joint in your jaw to become irritated and inflamed. Most patients experience common symptoms of TMD such as jaw swelling, jaw clicking, jaw stiffness, and even jaw pain. However, as a condition that causes a variety of other unusual symptoms across the body, some patients go untreated for years.
Finding out that you need a root canal isn’t exactly the trip to Disneyland you were hoping for, but it’s nothing to worry about. As one of the most common dental procedures, a root canal is done to help preserve your tooth— rather than pulling it out and giving you something like a dental implant.
Having a headache, an mean one of two things: either you haven’t been getting enough sleep or you’re getting a cold, right? Although those are two common causes of headaches, if you get chronic and frequent tension headaches they might be caused by so much more.
Yes, you may have set some new year’s resolutions to put the chocolate down and pick up the kale, but let’s be honest— that just sounds like a pile of misery. And although it’s good to pay attention to what you eat, it’s equally as important to pay attention to your oral health. We have created a list of some easy ways that you can focus on your oral health in 2018 without having to put the chocolate down— as long as you brush afterward anyway.