Archive for January, 2015

January 4, 2015 | News | No comments

TMD: Temporomandibular Joint Disease

Symptoms Headache Jaw ache Ear ache Facial muscle soreness Wearing down of teeth (bruxism causes facets of wear) Scalloping of the border of the tongue Sore neck, shoulder, and back muscles Sore tongue muscles (from bracing the tongue against the teeth) Limited opening of the jaws Clicking or popping noises...

January 4, 2015 | News | No comments

Caring for your Veneers

Veneers can help you have a better looking smile.  However, be sure to practice good oral hygiene and have regular dental checkups.  This will help keep your teeth and gums healthy. If you care for them well, they may last for years.  The tips below may help. When Brushing Use a...

January 3, 2015 | News | No comments

Ice Massage

Why Ice? Ice massage has been found to be more beneficial than heat up to 72 hours post muscle strain of soft tissue injury.  Ice is effective in the following reasons: Decreases blood flow to the area which helps control hemorrhage Decreases local swelling Slows down inflammatory response in injured tissues...