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Houston Cosmetic Dentist Serving Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Pearland, & Nearby Areas of Texas

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May 15, 2017
If you are experiencing numbness or tingling in your fingers, your jaw may be to blame. TMJ often causes numbness in the face, but when muscle tension and spasms impact nerve function, that sensation can easily travel through the extremities. Numbness in the arms and hands may be accompanied by... Read More
Category: TMJ
May 01, 2017
Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing stops for several seconds, multiple times a night. Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common form of the disorder, is a result of soft tissue in the throat collapsing during sleep, which can also result in symptoms such as snoring, excessive daytime... Read More
April 29, 2017
Treatment for TMJ pain involves more than just arbitrarily placing a “splint” in a patients mouth.  What caused the patient to develop their TMJ dysfunction?  Teeth certainly are not programmed to come in crooked or with overbites or underbites. Some reasons that TMJ pain or dysfunction can develop... Read More
Category: TMJ
April 21, 2017
Sedation dentistry is a safe and effective way to deal with both the emotional and physical discomforts that may accompany your visit to our office. While not suitable for all patients, if you struggle with anxiety or dental phobia, or if you have a condition that makes dental services... Read More
Category: TMJ, Sedation Dentist
April 17, 2017
The joint that connects your jaw to your skull is known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). When this joint is out of alignment, it can cause a myriad of problems that you may not realize are being caused by your jaw. Your TMJ is a part of a huge mass of muscles that connect your neck, back, and... Read More
Category: TMJ
April 10, 2017
If you suffer from TMJ, over-the-counter medications and at-home remedies may work to a point, but real relief from the often debilitating symptoms of this disorder will require a more involved treatment plan. But how much does it cost to treat TMJ? And are there options for patients who do not... Read More
Category: TMJ
April 06, 2017
TMJ issues can cause facial asymmetry with or without pain.  Most often these issues for uneven jaws can be treated non-surgically.  However, many orthodontist and Oral Surgeons may tell you the only way to fix this is to do orthognathic surgery.   Sadly, many cases get treated surgically and have... Read More
Category: TMJ
April 03, 2017
TMJ Disorders (TMD) can lead to a lot of jaw pain and mobility issues. There are more than a dozen symptoms associated with TMD, and several of these warning signs have little to do with your mouth and jaw. Many areas of your body could be suffering due to a misaligned jaw. Our neuromuscular... Read More
Category: TMJ
March 27, 2017
Many adults, teens and children have an overbite or underbite, and there are a variety of ways to treat these teeth and jaw issues. Malocclusions such as these can lead to changes in your facial shape, TMJ pain and your overall health. There are several ways to treat these issues and with todays... Read More
Category: General Dentistry
March 27, 2017
Does your Child Snore? Have ADHD? Have Reduced Scholastic Performance? These are common symptoms that are very often noted in children with airway or bite issues. Some things that should be discussed are: Does your child snore? Seem to exhibit loud or heavy breathing? Any  TMJ pain? Does your child... Read More
Category: TMJ
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