Category: Orofacial Pain

Treating The Effects Of Trauma

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When you suffer trauma, the injury or accident could alter the alignment and position of your jaw. The imbalance and strain could mean serious trouble for your smile’s function and health. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will talk about how we use treatment to correct the effects of your trauma and restore… Read more »

Do You Have Trouble Chewing?

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When you have trouble opening and closing your mouth, or discomfort when you bite down and chew, this could mean strained jaw joint and bite imbalance. Without treatment, oral health issues could arise that worsen discomfort and risk damage to your teeth. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist talks about how we correct… Read more »

We Can Help Stop Your Teeth Grinding

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We briefly mentioned bruxism in our last blog, and today would like to discuss a bit more about chronic teeth grinding. When we grind our teeth, we risk damaging our smile and leaving teeth vulnerable to issues like tooth decay and abscesses. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist discusses how we help people… Read more »

A Solution For Your Orofacial Pain         

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When you develop discomfort in your jaw joints, head, and jaw, this is known as orofacial pain. These aches could occur throughout your head and face, and could indicate the presence of disorders like TMD or even bruxism (teeth grinding). In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will look at possible solutions for your… Read more »

Treating Your Dental Trauma

When you sustain injury to your smile, the trauma could mean damaged teeth and gums, as well as loose or missing teeth. Without treatment, these injuries could lead to serious complications, from infection to tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will discuss addressing dental trauma with an array of treatment options.

How Do We Stop Migraines?

Do you have migraines or persistent headaches? If so, this could cause major issues for your overall quality of life. But did you know the causes of your head pain could be linked to your smile? In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will look at the factors behind orofacial pain, and how we… Read more »

Oral Appliances Help Stop Orofacial Pain And Sleep Issues

What do TMJ disorder, bruxism, and sleep apnea have in common? Well, not much aside from one thing: We can treat off these issues with an oral appliance. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist explains how we treat orofacial pain and sleep issues with an oral splint, one custom-made specifically for your smile.

Don’t Let Teeth Grinding Harm Your Smile

Did you know that if you grind or clench your teeth on a frequent basis, this could mean you suffer from bruxism? A serious but widespread oral health concerns, bruxism could lead to damaged teeth and major oral health complications unless treated. Fortunately, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist is ready to help put a stop… Read more »

Finding Relief from Orofacial Pain

Sometimes pain is pretty straightforward. If you stub your toe and your toe hurts, that makes sense.  When it comes to orofacial pain, things can be different. Pain in the teeth, face, jaw, head, neck and even shoulder, may have its true origin in some other area. Tracking down and diagnosing orofacial pain in Los… Read more »

Getting to the Root of Your Orofacial Pain

When it comes to treating any sort of medical condition, you want to relieve the symptoms while also addressing the cause of the problem. You need to understand the root of the problem before you can choose the right treatment for the issue. This is absolutely true of patients who are experiencing orofacial pain. The… Read more »