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Things You May Not Think Of That Can Cause Jaw Pain
Posted on 2/13/2018 by Marilyn Pierce
Jaw pain is felt by many people from time to time and often this is not a cause of concern. You do not want to worry about the jaw hurting over a period of time or becoming too painful to where you're unable to do many of the normal things that you would once be able to do such as smile with confidence or chew without pain. Here are some of the most common causes of jaw pain that are out there and reasons why you might be experiencing it. Common Causes of Jaw PainCluster headaches can cause pain that travels in the head, mouth and jaw bone area on the person. Tooth pain is usually the leading cause of having jaw pain, but having a sinus headache or problem can also be another reason to have the pain that radiates throughout the mouth. Heart attacks can also cause pain in the jaw. This pain can stay with the person even after they have had their heart attack. Other causes can be from underlying problems such as TMD, TMJ or clenching your teeth at night. If you find that you have extreme jaw pain then it is always a good idea to speak with a dental professional. If you have been in an auto accident, then it is best to have the problem treated sooner, rather than later so it does not become a bigger problem overall. Additionally, the jaw pain that is felt can travel to other areas or might not go away until the problem that is causing it is fixed. Speak with our office about the jaw pain you are experiencing. We are more than happy to get you in so that we can assess the situation to get you out of pain. You want to smile with confidence once again....
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Could You Have a Fractured Jaw Bone?
Posted on 1/23/2018 by Marilyn Pierce
Your jaws are a very important, though often overlooked, part of your body. Your jaws allow you to eat and speak, which are two things we all do every day without even thinking about it. but what happens when you injure your jaw? You begin to understand that things are not so easy when your jaws are not cooperating as they should be. A fractured jaw can greatly impact the functioning of your jaws, but it can sometimes be difficult to know whether or not your jaw is truly fractured. Signs and Symptoms of a Fractured Jaw BoneA fractured jaw bone occurs as a result of an impact to the jaws. Perhaps a fall or being hit during a sporting event has been causing you some pain. In order to know whether or not your jaw bone is fractured, we must first be able to examine your jaw bone before giving you that diagnosis. However, if you are unsure if the pain you are experiencing is a fracture, there are some signs and symptoms that are commonly associated with fractured jaw bones. When you have a fractured jawbone, you will usually recognize visual signs such as bruising and swelling or misaligned teeth. Pain from a fracture is exhibited by pain in the jaw, ear, or gums along with stiffness when moving your mouth. You could also find it difficult to open and close your mouth or you might be feeling numbness in your mouth area. Any of these symptoms that are present after impact to the jaw could indicate a fractured jawbone. Whether you think your jaw bone is fractured or not, symptoms of this nature need to be examined by a professional. Come by our office and let us take a look and determine the root of the problem. We are here to help!...
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Would You Be a Good Candidate for All-on-4 Dentures?
Posted on 1/13/2018 by Marilyn Pierce
Replacing an arch of teeth with an All-on-4 implant is much better than dentures that are extremely painful or those that do not fit well. But to understand your suitability, you need to know if it really suits your needs and whether you qualify for one. An All-on-4 denture is a new dental treatment process that allows you to have a set of teeth in less time. Dentures are attached and secured on four implants and fixed on a single arch making it snug and fitted. It allows you to sleep with your teeth and wake up with your teeth without the inconveniences of traditional dentures. Losing Many or All of Your TeethThe most ideal patient for an All-on-4 denture implant is someone who has suffered from poor oral health and has lost almost all of their teeth. It is a permanent dental solution without going through the discomforts of fitting a traditional denture or the embarrassment of having a loose one. Considering that a lot of factors affect our teeth, including poor oral health or severe bone loss because of periodontal ailments, having an All-on-4 denture is a good alternative to replace and reconstruct your pearly whites quicker. If You've Been Living with Dentures for a Long TimeThe appearance of All-on-4 implants is what makes it ideal for people who have lived for a long time having traditional dentures. Not only does it look and feel like a real set of teeth, but the denture makes it convenient as you no longer have to remove it from time to time. Additionally, since your dentures are already rooted to your gums, you do not have to worry about it falling off and causing you embarrassment. It is a cost-effective approach to getting a new set of teeth, providing convenience and having quality results at the same time. If you want to learn more about getting an All-on-4 implant, simply contact us for more information....
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All Posts:

Things You May Not Think Of That Can Cause Jaw Pain
2/13/2018
Could You Have a Fractured Jaw Bone?
1/23/2018
Would You Be a Good Candidate for All-on-4 Dentures?
1/13/2018
Speaking with an Oral Surgeon Is Imperative If You Think You Have Signs of Oral Cancer
12/23/2017
Sinus Lifts Can Improve Your Chances of Getting Dental Implants
12/13/2017
Why Lying Down Flat After Surgery is Not a Good Idea
11/23/2017
What You Need to Bring with You When Going in For Oral Surgery
11/13/2017
Talk to Your Oral Surgeon if You Have Tinnitus
10/23/2017
Symptoms of a TMD
10/13/2017
Did You Know That Not All Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed?
9/27/2017
Can You Use Ice Too Long After an Extraction?
9/17/2017
Symptoms to Be Aware of When You Have TMJ
8/25/2017
Simple Ways of Speeding Up Oral Surgery Recovery
8/15/2017
How Oral Surgeons Remove Impacted Teeth
7/30/2017
Do Bony Growths in the Mouth Hurt?
7/23/2017
Why You Should Rinse Your Mouth with Saltwater After an Oral Surgery Procedure
6/25/2017
Why You Need to Talk to Your Oral Surgeon When You Notice Your Ears Ringing
6/15/2017
Is an Underbite Something that Must be Corrected?
5/27/2017
When Sleep Apnea Should Involve Your Oral Surgeon
5/17/2017
Why Your Oral Surgeon Should Be Your First Call if Your Jaw Starts Clicking
4/27/2017
Why You Want Your Oral Surgeon to Check for Oddities in Your Mouth
4/17/2017
Foods That Boost Healing After an Oral Procedure
3/27/2017
Common TMJ Treatments You Should Know
3/17/2017
Pain in the Back of Your Jaw Could Be from Wisdom Teeth
2/27/2017
Knowing if You Need a Root Canal Retreatment
2/17/2017
Talking with Your Dentist About Your Jaw Pain
1/27/2017
Signs of Oral Cancer You Should Speak with Your Oral Surgeon About
1/17/2017
Seeing an Oral Surgeon When an Oral Piercing Gets Infected
12/30/2016
Having Your Oral Surgeon Treat Severe Oral Burns
12/20/2016
Seeing Your Oral Surgeon After Fracturing a Tooth
11/30/2016
Visiting an Oral Surgeon After a Lump Is Found By Your Dentist
11/20/2016
How Much Bleeding is Normal After Oral Surgery?
10/30/2016
The Quiet Side Effect of Anxiety with TMJ Problems
10/20/2016


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