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10 Benefits of TMJ Treatment

If you are suffering from temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD), you might be postponing treatment, even though that’s a bad idea. Here are 10 benefits of TMJ treatment that might convince you it’s time to contact Aberdeen {{{{link id='50378' text='TMJ dentist' esc_html='false'}}}} Dr. Mandy Grimshaw at Kuhn Dental Associates. [...]

By |August 17th, 2022|TMJ|

Oral Appliance Therapy: Changing Lives by Improving Health

To understand how oral appliance therapy provides health benefits above and beyond the obvious ones related to the alignment of your teeth and jaws, it’s important to first realize the connection between sleep apnea and {{{{link id='50430' text='snoring' esc_html='false'}}}}. An Aberdeen, NC dentist who practices neuromuscular dentistry will often treat your malocclusion with an [...]

3 Reasons Why the Pandemic Might Have Caused Your Jaw Pain

To some extent, the entire world is struggling with long COVID. No, we’re not talking about the persistent symptoms that many people struggle with for months, even years, after their initial COVID infection. We’re talking about the mere fact that the COVID pandemic has lasted more than two years, causing profound changes in the way [...]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Postpone TMJ Treatment

Temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD) are common. Nearly a third of all adults experience them at some time. While most cases of TMJ resolve on their own without professional treatment, if your TMJ is persistent or recurring, you should seek treatment. Here are five great reasons why you {{{{link id='52235' text='shouldn’t [...]

Night Guards Might Not Be The Best Treatment For Grinding Teeth

Everyday stressors like work and taking care of your children can lead to clenching and grinding your teeth which leads to as much as 250 pounds of force. Dentists have reported an increase in tooth fractures attributed to bruxism. The increase in bruxism cases is likely due to stress and anxiety. Most patients aren’t [...]

By |March 17th, 2021|TMJ|