Treatment For Stress-Induced Jaw Pain

Treatment For Stress Induced Jaw Pain In Lewisville

Everyday dilemmas cause some people to respond by clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth. Daily commuting, work problems, or an overpacked schedule are some persistent culprits. Teeth grinding and jaw clenching can trigger or exacerbate a painful condition called TMD or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. TMD is often mistakenly called ‘TMJ,’ the acronym for temporomandibular…

Poor Quality Sleep is Linked to Weight Gain

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Did you know that poor quality sleep can affect your ability to maintain a healthy weight? There is a direct connection between weight, health, and quality of sleep. Changes in Brain Chemistry The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported on a study that measured the molecular ties between restless sleep and weight gain. Researchers found that low…

Stress And Your Child’s Smile

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Doctors have been telling us for years that stress can increase the risk of everything from high blood pressure to depression. But how often do we think about how stress affects our smile? And what about your child’s smile? Children are just as susceptible to stress-induced oral problems. Here are some dental problems linked to…

Be Glad We Have X-Ray Vision

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During a dental checkup at The Lewisville Dentist in Lewisville TX we do a thorough inspection of your teeth and gums. But visual inspections can’t tell us everything we need to know, which is why we take x-rays. For most patients, we update our x-rays once a year. They help us to make accurate diagnoses…