What is Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)?

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) or Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) is a condition when the joint and muscles that connect the upper and lower jaw no longer control the jaw properly. This results in pain and a feeling of the jaw sticking and popping. Any...

Your stress is Grinding your Teeth

Stress and anxiety is the main cause of bruxism, or what is more commonly called teeth grinding. Whereas some people know when they are feeling stressed or anxious, most people, regardless of the cause, do not know they are grinding their teeth. The condition, as a...

When to go to the Dentist

Many people have some form of fear when they have to seek help from a medical professional, but none more so than the dentist. It may be the tools, the dentist chair or the fact that someone is looking into your mouth that frightens people. Regardless of the reason,...

Dental health and your pregnancy

You find out that you are expecting and for the next nine months your body will be going through many changes and there will be many things to think about and do to prepare. Mothers-to-be become health conscious as they not only have to look after themselves but a...

Why is dental health important?

Many people think that brushing one’s teeth twice a day, flossing, using mouthwash or even chewing dental gum after a meal is a way to avoid embarrassing situations where you might suffer from bad breath or have food stuck in your teeth. Although it is the goal...