Bruxism, pronounced bruck-sizym, sounds like one of those words that could be a plot device in the latest sleeper-hit science fiction show. In reality, it’s a term for a medical condition that can affect people abruptly or gradually. The effects can add up and damage your teeth gradually, so they might not be noticed unless […]
What is TMD & How Do You Know You Have It?
What is TMD? TMD stands for temporomandibular disorder, which is a disorder of the temporomandibular joint. Essentially, TMD is an umbrella term that covers pain and discomfort of the jaw joint. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is where your jawbone (mandible) connects to your skull. The TMJ is one of the most complex joints in the […]
Dental Veneers: The Solution to Chipped, Stained, or Crooked Teeth
What Are Veneers? Veneers are a cosmetic dental option for patients who dislike the appearance of their front teeth. They are thin tooth-shaped shells that are permanently bonded to the front teeth and visible when you smile. Veneers are a good option for those who have stained teeth that cannot be whitened with bleaching or […]