If you’ve recently been on an airplane and your tooth started to hurt, you may be panicking. Why did your tooth start to hurt? Does this mean something is seriously wrong with your mouth? Does this happen to other people? In this blog from the office of Brett Blacher, DDS, we’ll take a look at
Periodontal disease, also often called “gum disease” is an infection of the gums and surrounding tissue that is caused by poor oral hygiene. It’s an extremely serious and very common dental health issue. Nearly 50% of all adults in America are suffering from some stage of gum disease. The team at the office of Dr.
If you have been experiencing mysterious pain in your jaw, headaches with no identifiable cause, you may be suffering from TMJ/TMD. TMJ/TMD refers to a dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint. This is the joint which connects the jaw to the skull, and it is located right below the base of the ear. If this joint