For many people, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) can lead to long-term discomfort and pain, leaving them afraid to see a dentist. However, the best treatment for TMD begins with a visit to a dentist in Alberta with experience providing neuromuscular treatment. TMD can cause a wide range of symptoms including:
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Dentists do more than simply clean teeth and check for cavities. Though these are both cornerstones of our general dentistry services in Calgary, a dentist can also help you find relief from pain, improve the health and function of your body and even identify potentially life-threatening health risks.
The gums are just as important to oral health as the teeth. The pink soft tissue covers tooth roots and helps support and protect the teeth. If you suffer from periodontal disease, dentist in Calgary Dr. Gordon Chee provides several forms of gum therapy. He can also offer guided recommendations to help you care for your gums.
Just like healthy teeth, the best type of gum treatment is preventative care. This includes:
Severe, chronic headaches sometimes described as migraines may actually be a symptom of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ or TMD), a common condition that is often related to jaw alignment problems, bite conditions or other dental issues.
Most people do not associate their recurring headaches with their teeth. There is however, a close association with various types of headaches, which are associated with the function of your jawbone. The condition, temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD, is frequently caused by the misalignment of your jaw. One of the leading symptoms of TMD is recurring headaches. If you favor one side of your jaw when you chew, it can affect the TMJ (temporomandiular joint), stressing the muscles and affecting jaw function.
There’s only one thing worse than not being able to sleep because your spouse or partner is snoring—waking up from to realize your own snoring has kept your spouse or partner up all night. If you have a snoring problem, don’t let your partner suffer any more sleepless nights. There is a real, medical solution for snoring. For more information, please contact Aesthetic Dental Studio in Calgary, Alberta where our experienced general dentist, Dr. Gordon Chee, can help you finally stop snoring!