Three Alternative Treatment Methods For TMD
18 March 2015
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (also known as TMD,) affects nearly ten million Americans. Although common, TMD can be difficult to treat, with options ranging from pain medication to surgery. Your dentist should be your primary partner in the battle against TMD symptoms, but there are a few things you can do outside of their office to find some relief.
You're likely aware that grinding your teeth is a bad habit, and here's one more reason to quit-- bruxism can exacerbate the symptoms of TMD.
Why You Should Consider Getting CEREC Crowns
26 February 2015
In the past, if you needed to have crown replacement, you had to make several visits to the dentist. The first visit would be to take the shape measurements of your tooth. Then you would be required to wait for a few weeks as the crown was made at the dentist's office. The next visit would be the actual fitting of the crown. Subsequent visits would be necessitated by sensitivity and other issues associated with the new crown.
New To Dental Coverage? Know The Difference Between A Dental Insurance Plan And A Discount Plan
17 February 2015
If trying to sift through all the various ways that you can pay for dental work, you are likely as confused as you are in pain. Many advertisements promote plans that promise to help pay for work needed. However, it is important to know the difference between dental insurance and a discount plan. Having a good understanding of what you're paying for helps to prevent unnecessary and surprising bills. This guide explains what each it so that you can make the right choice depending on your personal financial situation.
Unravelling The Mystery Of Sensitive Teeth
3 February 2015
Are you someone who very much enjoys different types of food, but often experiences pain when consuming them? For instance, do you wince or shudder any time you indulge in frozen yogurt or ice cream? Or perhaps brushing and flossing has become an equally painful endeavor?
Whatever the cause, tooth sensitivity can be incredibly detrimental to an individual's quality of life. Because many people with tooth sensitivity have suffered from it for long periods of time, they often come to think that it is untreatable.