Archive for December, 2017

Sensitive Teeth

Many people experience sensitive teeth, and not everyone has the same symptoms. You can have one sensitive tooth, or a mouth where every single tooth feels sensitive. You can have sensitivity to cold and/or hot temperatures and sweet and/or sour flavors. However you experience it, it is no fun! Teeth are not supposed to be […]

Why Does the Dentist Take my Blood Pressure?

Why do they always take my blood pressure at the dental office? If you have visited our practice, you know that the first thing we do when you sit down in the dental chair is take your blood pressure.  Sometimes we are questioned about this, and we always want to be able to adequately answer […]

What You Need to Know About the TMJ

What is TMD? TMD stands for TemporoMandibular Disorder or Dysfunction. People commonly refer to this as “TMJ”. TMJ actually means TemporoMandibular Joint, and we all have two TMJ’s. TMD is what dentists refer to when the joint has a problem. There are many different types of problems and different levels of severity of these problems. […]

Is Morning Sickness Ruining Your Teeth?

What is Morning Sickness? Morning sickness is a commonly used term to describe the nausea and vomiting that affects many women during pregnancy.  It’s a bit of a misnomer, as most women who experience this phenomenon say it actually happens throughout the entire day and not just in the mornings.  Morning sickness affects between 70-85 […]