Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is a disorder of the muscles in the jaw and the joint. You might experience jaw pain, difficulty moving your jaw, jaw fatigue, or you may even hear your jaw making a popping noise. When this happens, you might be concerned and may wonder what the prognosis for TMJ is. The Prognosis for TMJ TMJ is not considered to be a life-threatening condition. However, it can have a negative impact on your qualify of life if you do not get it under control.
21 December 2020
If you suffer from bruxism, or teeth grinding, you may have prematurely worn the cusps down on your teeth. If you have any dental restorations, like crowns, these materials can break down more quickly if you grind your teeth. Ideally, you should wear a mouthguard at night to protect your teeth from grinding; but if you need to get a new crown restoration, you should opt for a durable material, like gold or porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM).
13 November 2020
If you have teeth that are not straight and you want to get them fixed, you should talk to your family dentist about using Invisalign braces to fix your teeth. Invisalign braces have been around for decades now and have some distinct advantages over regular braces. Invisalign Trays Are Easy to Take Care Invisalign uses a series of trays to help move your teeth into place. You use each set of trays for a couple of weeks before a new set is made.
5 June 2020