• July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    TMJ (TemporoMandibular Joint disorder)

    What is TMJ? TMJ affects the jaw joint and chewing muscles. Symptoms include jaw pain, ear ache, migraine and difficulty chewing. It is caused by strain on the jaw joint, for example from excessive nail biting, gum chewing, or misalignment of your teeth due to dental problems. How will a Somnowell appliance help? The Somnowell appliance is an…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Grinding your teeth (bruxism)

    What is bruxism? Bruxism is the clinical term for teeth grinding. It is a habit related to chewing, but controlled by your subconscious processes while you are asleep. It is a common sleeping disorder. Grinding teeth during your sleep can reduce the amount of rejuvenating deep (REM) sleep you get. You may develop headaches and…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Sports mouth guards

    If you participate in a contact sport where you are likely to make contact with a hard object, you should wear a sports mouthguard to protect your teeth. We offer a range of mouth guards for most ages and protection levels. They are all custom made mouth guards. We only offer this type as they…

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