Finding the Right Fit Mouthguards protect your teeth, tongue, gums, and cheeks from trauma—like a wayward slapshot or a rough tumble on the mat. Sports mouthguards are required in many sports, contact and noncontact. A mouthguard is a dental appliance used to protect dental health, whether you’re enjoying an athletic activity or trying to break […]
What to Do for TMJ Flare-Ups
We use our facial muscles a lot. Smiling, chewing, laughing, and talking are generally positive experiences, but when you have a jaw disorder like TMJ it can make those everyday things painful. TMJ pain usually tends to come and go, manifesting as a flare-up that fades away after a few days. People with more extreme […]
Can a Toothache Go Away on Its Own?
A toothache may have several different causes. It might indicate that the gum tissue surrounding the tooth is unhealthy or that there’s a problem with your actual tooth. Improper dental hygiene can also cause toothaches. Some people experience only minor toothache symptoms. Others may experience sharp, continuous, or throbbing pain. Commonly, the pain is only […]