Southcentre Dental Blog

Weird Sounds in Your Head? Schedule an Appointment with the TMJ Specialist in Calgary

It’s all in your head! How many times have you had people tell you that they don’t hear any ringing sounds? Or, that it’s weird how you hear mouse clicks every time you open and close your mouth? If you’ve been experiencing any of these symptoms, don’t ignore them. All those clicks and rings could […]

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TMJ Specialist Calgary

Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta There is no TMJ speciality in dentistry. There are general dentists in Calgary who have received extra education in treating patients with TMJ compared to their training in dental school. Treatment of TMJ often involves the creation of a dental orthotic, sometimes called a dental […]

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Whiplash

Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta Jaw pain, TMJ , headaches and neck ache can be symptoms as a result of a whiplash following a car accident ( MVA ). Some whiplash victims will experience the symptoms of jaw pain, headaches and neck ache very soon after a car accident. But […]

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What is temperomandibular joint dysfunction ( TMJ )

Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta The only thing that holds your lower jaw on your head ,other than the skin on your face, are muscles,ligaments and tendons. Together they act like two elastic bands on each side of the head , which are in constant motion, either opening or closing […]

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TMD Headaches vs. Migraines

Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta Headaches are among the costliest chronic conditions facing patients today. It’s estimated that migraines alone cost employers more than CAD 500 million per year in lost work productivity. But not all severe headaches are migraines. If you suffer from frequent debilitating headaches, please contact Calgary […]

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Chronic TMJ Headaches and How Your Dentist May be Able to Help

Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta Many people suffer from recurring headaches that may be mistaken for migraines or associated with other conditions such as sinus ailments, toothaches and arthritis. These headaches may actually be caused by temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ or TMD), a term that applies to dysfunctions in the […]

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TMJ and Tension Headaches

Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta One of the most common forms of headache is the tension headache, which afflicts millions of people every day. Interestingly, the symptoms of a tension headache are similar to those of a headache caused by TMD/TMJ. If you find yourself constantly suffering from tension headaches, […]

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Headaches and Your Dentist

Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta If you’re suffering from chronic headaches, a dentist is probably the last person you’d think of going to for help. However, a condition called temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD/TMJ) is one of the most common causes of severe, migraine-like headaches, and it can only be treated […]

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