TMJ Disorder

Risk Factors for TMJ Disorder

Risk Factors for TMJ Disorder : A risk factor is anything that predisposes you to catching a disease or condition. Therefore, you will need to be exposed to one or more risk factors to get a disease. The more the risk factors you are exposed to, the more the likelihood of being affected. Temporomandibular joint (TJM) syndrome is a group…

Full Mouth Reconstruction vs. Smile Makeover

Full Mouth Reconstruction vs. Smile Makeover

Your oral health is just as important as your general health. In other words, having a healthy set of teeth is as important as any other organ in the human body. Various new techniques and procedures have been developed to ensure better oral health and a healthy mouth in general. Latest procedures such as a full mouth reconstruction or a…

How TMJ Treatment Can Improve Your Life

Are you experiencing pain in the joint near your jaw and ear? Do you experience frequent migraines? Does your jaw lock or pop? Are your jaw muscles stiff? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have developed temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome and require TMJ treatment. What is TMJ syndrome? The temporomandibular joint is the joint that…

Symptoms Signs and Causes of TMJ

TMJ Symptoms, Signs and Causes

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (also known by the acronym TMJ or TMD) is a disorder associated with the temporomandibular joint, which is like a connector that links the jaw with the temporal bones that are part of the skull. This joint is pretty important, since it’s the one that allows the jaw to move, making it possible to talk and chew…

Root Canal Treatment

Guide to Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure that is performed by a dentist in order to not only repair but also save a tooth that is either infected or damaged badly. This procedure is considered an alternative to extraction and dental implant. As the name suggests, root canal entails cleaning canals that are inside the roots of the tooth. Here…

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

What is oral and maxillofacial surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) is a surgical specialty in dentistry that focuses on treating injuries, diseases, and defects affecting the maxillofacial regions. The maxillofacial region forms the facial skeleton and is comprised of the jaws, bones of the forehead, and the face. Types of Surgeries that Oral and Maxillofacial Specialists Perform Below are some of the surgeries that are carried out by OMS specialists,…