Easing TMJ Pain in 5 Important Steps

What makes daily activities such as speaking, biting, chewing, and laughing possible, even enjoyable? Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which is hard at work. When the muscles, tendons and bones that make up the TMJ are relaxed and in balance, your jaw opens and closes with ease.

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For those suffering from TMJ disorder however, the pain and dysfunction experienced in the jaw joint and related muscles are nothing to smile about. What can you do to ease TMJ pain without making things worse? Try these five tips: Read more

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

Badly diseased or missing teeth can negatively impact more than your smile-ability.

Lacking a full set of healthy chompers can also adversely affect your speech. Missing teeth can hinder your ability to comfortably and adequately chew food, leading to possible digestion issues. The loss of even a single tooth is capable of creating oral health issues such as bite and jaw misalignment, shifting teeth, or a “crooked” smile. Read more

Say “I Love You” With Your Smile

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Valentine’s Day is almost here. It means about $1 billion worth of chocolate will be sold and 73% of men will rush to the local florists to buy flowers. February 14th is the day where you and your loved one can affectionately display your love for each other, and nothing shouts “I love you” more than a confident, radiant smile.

Invisalign and Good Oral Health—Cosmetic Dentistry for Ridgewood

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Have you heard about Invisalign, the dental solution that provides a highly effective, modern method of teeth straightening? This cosmetic dentistry option for Ridgewood area residents has become an extremely popular choice for several reasons. These include how discreet, comfortable and efficient this high-tech treatment is when compared to traditional orthodontics. Read more