Our temporomandibular joints allow us to eat and speak, controlling our jaw actions. However, should those joints undergo excessive strain, then you may develop TMJ disorder. Also known as TMD, this disorder eventually causes problems opening and closing the mouth, as well as uncomfortable symptoms. Let’s look at what causes TMJ disorder and how we treat the issue for our Albuquerque, NM, patients.
Time again for our community events blog! A couple times a month, we like to discuss all of the fun events taking place in Albuquerque, NM. If you’re ready to head out and want your smile to look its best, don’t forget about our cosmetic dental procedures, which can help you achieve a brighter smile.
Chronic teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, causes more than just discomfort. Eventually, the constant pressure will actually damage your smile. In order to protect your teeth, we need to treat the issue as soon as possible. In today’s blog, we’re discussing how we treat bruxism in Albuquerque, NM.
In our previous blog, we talked about the importance of a dental checkup. We would like to continue that conversation by focusing on the dental cleaning portion of that visit. Why do our teeth need to be cleaned and what can Albuquerque, NM, patients expect from this preventive procedure?
With the end of summer, we now have the cool fall weather to look forward to. As the seasons change, we recommend our Albuquerque, NM, patients schedule a fall checkup! Let’s talk about why exams are so vital for the health and beauty of your smile.
Do you brush your teeth? Routine homecare is essential for keeping smiles healthy. Otherwise, you may find yourself seeing your Albuquerque, NM, dentist for fillings or crowns. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how often you should brush your teeth and what proper brushing involves.
While brushing your teeth is great for safeguarding your smile against cavities and periodontal problems, flossing is even more vital for your oral health. In today’s blog, we’re explaining how our Albuquerque, NM, patients can floss properly and protect their smiles from decay, gingivitis, and even gum disease.