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…

The Correlation Between Gum Disease and Alheizmer’s Disease

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GingipAIN Inhibitor for Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease (GAIN) Trial is based on a body of scientific evidence that P. gingivalis, bacteria which is most associated with degenerative gum disease, can also affect the brain and possibly lead to Alzheimer’s disease. This clinical trial determines whether the experimental oral drug Atuzaginstat is 1. safe and 2.…

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

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Today’s post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are critical because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Jessfor Baugh encourages patients to practice preventative dentistry by: Brushing Flossing…