Sometimes, thinking about what you can do for your smile and realizing that you probably should be doing something can feel overwhelming. It’s often not for any reason other than the fact that instead of taking things one step at a time, you feel compelled to do everything all at once. The result? You may… Read more »
Month: August 2019
Oral Appliance Therapy: What Does It Treat?
You’ve probably heard of oral appliance therapy before, particularly if you’ve been dealing with something that needs help but that isn’t treatable with restorative care. Did you know that whether you’re having trouble with the way your jaw joints are working, being able to sleep through the night, and more, there is often one simple… Read more »
A Few Important Things to Know About Orthotropics
Does your child seem snore or seem to have trouble sleeping? Do they feel exhausted during the day, get moody often, or seem to have behavioral issues at home and/or school? There are many different, wide-ranging consequences of conditions that affect your child’s sleep. For example, if your child has trouble breathing while they sleep,… Read more »
Your Headaches: 3 Helpful Smile Care Reminders
If you’re experiencing headaches and they’re not just something that shows up very occasionally, then it’s worth investigating. This type of discomfort is a sign that something is off, whether it’s allergy-related, stress-related, associated with your oral health, or otherwise! What’s that, you say? You didn’t realize that your smile could play a role in… Read more »
What Can My Child Expect from Orthotropic Treatment?
Not every child experiences issues with their oral and facial development, but for those that do, orthotropic treatment is often the most effective and comprehensive way to address it. Orthotropics is the study and treatment of conditions that affect the proper growth and development of these structures, and treatment involves the use of various aligners… Read more »
TMJ Disorder: What If I Have Bruxism, Too?
So, you know that you have TMJ disorder. You know that it’s very important to treat this functional disorder because if you don’t, the long-term strain of your jaw joints may lead to damage. However, you have also recently learned that you’re also suffering from something called bruxism disorder, which you’ve discovered is grinding and… Read more »