Autumn Smile Makeovers: TMJ Treatments

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Have you ever heard of TMJs? A TMJ is also known as a temporomandibular joint. They are the ball and socket joints in your jaw that are required for the proper function of your mouth. However, numerous parts are involved to make them work effectively, which tends to lead to a breakdown every once in… Read more »

What’s Your TMJ IQ?

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At Dental Arts of Frederick, Dr. Kevin Oakes and our team are happy to help our patients in Frederick, Maryland, and the surrounding areas with excellent oral care to help you build a healthy smile. Today we would like to answer some common questions regarding TMJ. So, let’s begin! What is TMJ? The joint which connects your jaw… Read more »

The Facts About Bruxism

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Are you frequently waking up to sore jaw or to headaches? Do you suffer with sensitive teeth and earaches throughout the day? Sadly, these could all be symptoms of bruxism, which is also commonly known as teeth grinding. This can be a serious problem that should be addressed by a professional as quickly as possible…. Read more »