Posts Categorized: TMJ Disorder

What Having TMJ Disorder Means, and How to Treat It

For many of the most common oral health concerns, such as cavities and gingivitis, the impacts they can have on your oral health are similar to the impacts they can have on others. While the specifics of your tooth decay or gum disease may differ, the condition itself follows a progressive pattern that’s common for… Read more »

When to Suspect You Might Have TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder isn’t the kind of dental condition that you can prevent with an exceptionally good dental hygiene routine. That’s because, unlike more common dental concerns, it doesn’t develop from an excess buildup of oral bacteria and dental plaque. On the contrary, TMJ disorder can develop from a variety of different underlying factors, and when… Read more »

Bruxism And TMJ Disorder: What’s The Difference?

If you have ever mentioned jaw pain or discomfort to your dentist, you’ve likely been asked several questions about the pain as well as your habits. While these help your dentist to determine the cause, severity, and type of the pain you are experiencing, you may be left with questions of your own. In today’s… Read more »

You Don’t Have To Live With TMJ Discomfort

When you are living with TMJ disorder, normal occurrences like talking and eating can cause intense discomfort. Whether you feel like your pain isn’t that bad or it seriously impairs your quality of life, you shouldn’t have to live with it. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will discuss the symptoms of this disorder… Read more »

Computer Use: 3 Negative Smile Side Effects

Of course, we all love some serious time spent on the computer, whether just surfing the web for something interesting, delving into a particular topic, checking email, watching a movie, or anything else! Then, there are many individuals whose work is spent at the computer, either for a career, a hobby, art, writing, and the… Read more »

When Your Teeth Feel Tired

Do you feel a little strange admitting it and saying it aloud but … your teeth feel tired? Or, at least, this is the best way you can think of to describe the sensations you’re experiencing when it comes to your oral health? If so, then as with any noticeable shift, our Conroe, TX team… Read more »

Bad Things That Bruxism Beckons When Untreated

There’s treated bruxism disorder, which includes a patient who deals with grinding and clenching but who is wearing an oral appliance that addresses the issue! As a result, teeth are cushioned, jaw joints are protected, and a whole slew of other potential issues are avoided. “What types of issues?” you might be asking our Conroe,… Read more »

Face Pain, Neck Pain, Head Pain: What’s Up?

When you’re experiencing pain in your face, your neck, or your head, it’s certainly not a pleasant experience. In addition to the fact that it hurts, it can become alarming when it becomes a consistent part of your life but you feel that no matter what you do, it simply continues. We are happy to… Read more »

Why Do TMJs Become Strained In The First Place?

You keep hearing that TMJ health is something you may need to consider. However, you wonder why your all-powerful jaw joints might become strained or fatigued in the first place. Their main purpose is to offer your jaw motion, so shouldn’t you be able to just go about your usual day without worrying about them?… Read more »

Functional Disorder Terms You Might Want To Learn

If you’re coming in to see us for functional disorder concerns, meaning you’re having an issue with the way your smile is working and not with its hygiene, then you may quickly notice something: We have answers for you that line up with the symptoms you’re experiencing, which is a huge relief! We offer treatments… Read more »