Category: Bruxism/TMJ

Smile Balance: Questions You May Not Have Asked Yet

Do you know whether you have excellent smile balance? If you’re shrugging your shoulders and looking around, then you may not have ever even heard of this before! Rest assured, when you visit our Cleveland, TX practice for a dental checkup, this is most certainly an oral health concern we will point out if it… Read more »

Helping Your TMJ Disorder: Things That Aren’t A Good Idea

There are some things that can really help your TMJs if you’re suffering from TMJ disorder. As you may have guessed, of course, there are also some things that can really cause additional problems for your TMJs if you’re not careful. Unfortunately, you may not necessarily find that you know up from down or left… Read more »

TMJ Disorder: Symptoms & Causes

You know that if you’re dealing with TMJ disorder, you should see us for TMJ treatment, which we are happy to provide and which we encourage. However, you may not have the easiest time identifying problems with your TMJs on your own. You may also wonder, if you’re diagnosed with this functional issue, where it… Read more »

3 Details: A Better Understanding Of Bruxism

You may have a very general understanding of bruxism disorder. If so, it goes a little something like this: You know that bruxism means you grind and/or clench your teeth. Now, this is, of course, the very foundation of what it means if you brux. However, there’s a lot more to learn if you want… Read more »

Oral Appliance Therapy: 3 Times We Might Recommend It

So, a friend of yours came to see us and mentioned that she needs oral appliance therapy. What’s that for? you may wonder to yourself, and might I need it someday? It’s entirely possible that you may be able to take advantage of this preventive treatment if you’re dealing with a functional disorder. Consider the… Read more »

The Problem With Bruxism

Bruxism is a disorder also known as teeth grinding. Bruxism is sub-conscious and often happens while you are asleep. Because it happens without you thinking about it, it can go on for a long time without you noticing. Grinding your teeth every night can cause tiny cracks and chips in your teeth that may not… Read more »

Bruxism Quiz: Is It True … Or False?

Have you recently learned the basics about bruxism disorder, which causes you to wonder if perhaps it is affecting your oral health? Or, do you assume this issue has nothing to do with you because you don’t remember ever clenching or grinding your teeth? (Hint: You won’t always know that you’re doing it). To help… Read more »

The ABCs Of Your TMJs

When you have no idea what a TMJ is, being diagnosed with TMJ disorder (TMD) can leave you feeling concerned and a bit in the dark. No worries! Whether you’ve already received a diagnosis or if you think this may apply to you because of consistent jaw discomfort, we can help demystify this functional disorder… Read more »

What’s Bruxism All About?

If you have heard about bruxism disorder in even the slightest way and you’re dealing with symptoms you think may be associated, it is time to come in for a dental visit. When functional problems occur in your smile, the sooner you allow us to treat them, the easier it is to stop any type… Read more »