Archive for April, 2016

What Is TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder, or temporomandibular joint disorder, affects the jaw joint which acts as a hinge, connecting the jaw to the skull. Although there isn’t one exact cause for the disorder, often times it occurs after you’ve experienced some sort of facial injury or trauma. Because of this and the nature of symptoms you may experience […]

Do You Have Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity, no matter the severity, can get in the way of a lot of your daily tasks (especially eating). Whether you’re experiencing sensitivity that come and goes, is constant, or only occurs around extreme temperatures, you may have an underlying dental problem. Tooth sensitivity is unfortunately common and certainly uncomfortable. In fact, over 40 […]

What Causes Bad Breath?

Persistent bad breath – medically known as halitosis – doesn’t form from a food that you ate. What causes bad breath? There are actually several different factors that can contribute to halitosis. For example, dry mouth is often accompanied by an odor. But, on the other hand, it could also be a sign of something […]