We Can Find The Reason For Your Headaches With TruDenta

When headaches continue to be a problem in your daily life, you can be eager to determine what the problem is, and to find a lasting solution. At our Houston, TX dental office, we rely on modern technology to find ways to relieve problems with headaches. Headaches and dental troubles can be more common than you might expect – headaches are a frequent issue for people who have TMJ dysfunction, a term used to discuss problems with jaw joints and muscles. With TruDenta, we can closely examine the role that your bite movement, your jaw joints, and your facial muscles might be playing in your headache issues. Once we have this information, we can arrange a non-surgical treatment to relive you of your ongoing discomfort. (more…)

We Provide Custom Appliances To Help You Manage Bruxism

Leaving a problem with teeth grinding untreated can cause you to experience headaches, difficulty with biting and chewing, and potentially serious dental trauma over time. This issue, known as bruxism, can be connected to TMJ dysfunction, and can actually make this matter worse by continually putting stress on your jaw! At our Houston, TX dental practice, we can identify signs of teeth grinding when we examine our patients, and we can provide protection with a custom appliance. The specially made guard that you receive can protect your smile by stopping you from grinding or clenching your teeth at rest. This can keep your teeth safe, help relieve you of headaches and facial pain, and return to a life without uncomfortable TMJ troubles. (more…)

Protecting Your Child’s Smile From Their Halloween Candy

When your child comes home after trick-or-treating, they can eagerly show off the candy they received during the evening. Of course, many children will also be eager to start consuming as many sweets as they can once their night comes to a close, which can make you understandably nervous about their oral health. At our Houston, TX dental practice, we take time during pediatric dental visits to discuss the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene. Between visits, you can do your part to help your kids understand why they want to keep their teeth healthy, too. With that said, Halloween candy can be powerfully tempting, and special measures to keep your kids safe from smile problems can be important. (more…)

Restoring Teeth To Improve Your Smile And Dental Function

When a person falls behind on their oral health care needs, they can allow several problems to ultimately affect their smile before they seek out treatment. If you have several teeth in poor condition, it may become difficult for you to feel comfortable biting and chewing, and face a greater risk for developing TMJ problems that cause discomfort. You can also become self-conscious about the way your smile looks. At our Houston, TX dental practice, we are ready to provide restorative dental services to patients who are concerned about their dental health. We can make sure problem teeth are properly treated, and protected with lifelike fillings and crowns. (more…)

We Are Dedicated To Finding The Cause Of Your Headaches

When you continue to suffer from headaches, simply taking aspirin to manage the pain can fall short of truly addressing the problem. What people are sometimes surprised to realize is that their headaches may be the result of oral health issues. You may be feeling a symptom of unresolved problems with your jaw, or your bite function. Our Houston, TX dental practice is prepared to help you understand why you have headaches, and address the root of the matter. This is possible thanks to our use of TruDenta. TruDenta allows us to understand what is happening with your oral health and headaches, and it can allow us to correct concerns with the muscles in your jaw, face, and oral structures! (more…)

Wearing An Oral Appliance To Address Dental Discomfort

If you are experiencing dental discomfort, a custom oral appliance can prove effective at addressing the matter. At our Houston, TX dental office, we can craft a custom guard to help people who are struggling to put a stop to problems linked to TMJ dysfunction. If you have trouble moving your jaw, feel persistent soreness and sensitivity in the joints, or struggle with chronic headaches, an appliance can reduce stress, and offer relief! For those who have pain that can be traced back to bruxism, a guard can keep their teeth safe while also addressing the stress they are putting on their teeth and jaw. We should note that thanks to TruDenta, we can make sure issues with headaches are fully understood, and properly addressed. (more…)

Using Digital X-Rays To Identify Oral Health Concerns

At our Houston, TX dental practice, patients can count on expert treatment whenever they come in for routine oral health care. You can receive helpful tips to use at home when you take care of your teeth by brushing and flossing, and enjoy an expert teeth cleaning during your appointment. During your visit, you can also receive detailed feedback about your current oral health. With digital x-rays, our practice can closely evaluate your teeth for any signs of trouble. These images can play an important role in determining if further dental work is necessary for you. You can be happy to know that digital x-rays can be more convenient than traditional scans, while also emitting significantly less radiation. (more…)

Dental Crowns Can Help Improve Your Dental Function

When you have an untreated tooth problem affecting your dental function, you are vulnerable to painful oral health issues. Over time, an awkward of painful bite can put stress on your jaw, which can lead to TMJ dysfunction. Of course, you also need to be concerned about why your tooth is too sore or sensitive to handle pressure when you bite and chew. If the problem is an infection, the health of your tooth can continue to worsen until you have the appropriate restorative dental work performed! At our Houston, TX dental practice, we can evaluate the condition of a problem tooth, and recommend the placement of a custom dental crown to restore that tooth’s health, and your bite function. (more…)

A Problem With Your Jaw Movement Can Cause Chronic Headaches

If you keep experiencing chronic headaches, you might want to consider the role your bite function is playing in the matter. It might seem strange to link headaches and jaw movement, but the reality is an unaddressed issue with your bite can tax your jaw joints and muscles. Over time, the stress that you are creating can lead to TMJ dysfunction, and start to impact your life in a number of unwelcome ways. In addition to your headaches, you can start to find that biting, chewing, and speaking are hard to do without discomfort. You can also experience stiff or limited jaw movement. Our Houston, TX dental office can determine what role your bite might play in your headaches, and determine what we can do to put an end to your troubles! (more…)

Should You Visit Your Dentist To Talk About Teeth Grinding?

Your mornings are becoming less pleasant because you keep waking up with painful or sensitive teeth, and a sore jaw. These issues are signs that you have begun grinding your teeth at night, and you should know that the problem can worsen over time. Eventually, your tendency to clench your jaw while asleep can cause visible wear and tear that hurts your smile. You can even grind your teeth with enough force to chip or crack your enamel! This ongoing problem, known as bruxism, is something we can help you address at our Houston, TX dental office. We can provide a custom appliance that you can wear at night to stop you from hurting your smile. We can also help you if your problem is connected to unaddressed issues with TMJ dysfunction. (more…)