Category Archives: General

Common Risk Factors for TMJ Disorder

Even the littlest things can have a more profound influence on your dental health than you might realize. That extra piece of candy might be just the thing to tip the scales and lead to a cavity. That piece of … Continue reading

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Tips for Chronic Headache Relief

They can strike at any moment, and for some people, they might not go away easily, or they might return consistently despite all efforts to treat them. In different degrees of severity and consistency, headaches are perhaps among the most … Continue reading

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Signs and Treatments of TMJ Disorder

It’s not as easily-recognizable as cavities, or as particularly-focused as periodontal disease, but temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ disorder, or TMD) is a more common condition than many people realize. Your jaw’s joints are combination sliding-and-hinge joints that allow your lower jaw, or … Continue reading

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TMJ Pain and Tips for Relief

Temporomandibular joints, or TMJs, are large, three-pronged nerves that traverse either side of your face and jaw. Among their many responsibilities, TMJs help control the movement of your lower jaw, and account for the majority of sensory information to your … Continue reading

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Detroit Area Dentist Reevaluates the Common Sleep Pattern, Pt. 2

In last week’s article, we discussed research that pointed to a historical segmented sleep pattern. The research suggests that the typical eight-hour sleep pattern commonly recommended today may not be the natural sleep pattern that our bodies require. The ancient … Continue reading

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Detroit Area Dentist Reevaluates the Common Sleep Pattern, Pt. 1

There are a variety of dental-related issues that can disturb your sleep. Among the most direct issues is tooth discomfort or sensitivity, which can be so uncomfortable as to make sleep impossible. More complex issues can include TMJ discomfort, which … Continue reading

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Is Your Jaw Making Your Teeth Sensitive?

Sensitive teeth can be a symptom of numerous oral health issues. A cracked tooth, for instance, may expose the dentin and its microscopic tubules that feed sensory information to your tooth’s pulp. If the crack is severe, it can even … Continue reading

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Farmington Hills Dentist Discusses Learning in Your Sleep

Most people would agree that after not getting enough sleep, they feel tired, sluggish, and unable to think as quickly and as clearly as they normally can. The dangers of sleep deprivation have been thoroughly studied and documented. Not getting … Continue reading

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Michigan Dentist Warns: Oral Piercings Threaten Oral Health

These days, it seems no area of the body is taboo to pierce and decorate with a piece of metal. Facial piercings are among the most popular and include piercings through sites such as nasal cartilage, lips, tongues, and even … Continue reading

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Detroit Dentist Offers Six Tips for TMJ Relief at Home

The frequent intense headaches, sore or locked jaw, and pain in your neck and shoulders can be the result of various different causes. One of the main problems with TMJ Disorder is the difficulty in diagnosis; because the symptoms are … Continue reading

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