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The Relationship between Migraines and TMJ

Behind dental cavities, migraines are the third most common illness in the world, affecting about 14 percent of the population. Migraines can start as a throbbing sensation, then develop into nausea, vomiting (throwing up), extreme sensitivity to light, vision loss, and severe pain in one side of the head that can last [...]

Why You Need a Gneuromuscular Dentist

Your jaw has many vital functions. It holds your teeth in place so you can chew. It allows you to speak, laugh, and keeps your soft tissues from sagging. Imagine if you didn’t have a jaw? Now imagine if your jaw wasn’t working properly? A jaw that doesn’t function properly can lead to {{{{link [...]

Best Treatments for Bruxism

Do you find yourself {{{{link id='19' text='clenching and grinding your teeth'}}}}? Tooth clenching and grinding, technically known as bruxism, is a common cause of tooth wear and damage. Whether you’re grinding your teeth at night or during the day, it’s important to get it treated before it causes serious damage to your teeth. However, [...]

Secondary Effects of the Pandemic Include Cracked Teeth

Here in Anchorage, we have been only slightly impacted by the pandemic. Alaska has one of the lowest case totals in the country, with just under 6400 cases, and less than 50 total deaths. However, slightly impacted is not the same as unimpacted. And many people in our community are experiencing some of the [...]

Is Malocclusion Causing Your Headache?

One of the biggest problems with headaches is figuring out what's causing them. Once we find a cause, we can usually find a treatment. But if you can't find the cause, you are probably still desperately in search of treatment. Are you an adult who suffers from {{{{link id='3981' text='chronic headaches'}}}}? Have you tried [...]

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