Having good dental hygiene is to have good health overall. Problems that arise from poor dental hygiene can be cavities or gum disease both of which can hinder your ability to eat and/or speak properly. These problems can also cause you to have pain and bad breath.
Some people may not realize that poor dental hygiene can also lead to other health problems that are not in the mouth. Studies have shown that some of the bacteria in gum disease can travel to the heart and cause heart disease as well as clogged arteries and even stroke.
There have been some cases that gum ...
When you experience pain or discomfort in your jaw, it can be difficult to chew and talk normally. Whether you've suffered an injury or you've simply developed an ongoing click or pain in your jaw, it's important to seek treatment so your dentist can determine the cause and get you back to feeling your best as quickly as possible.
On each side of your jaw, you have a joint called the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, which connects your jawbone to your skull and acts as a sliding hinge, thus enabling you to talk and chew. However, this joint can become painful due to a variety of reasons that may ...