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Jaw Pain & TMJ

added on: July 14, 2017
woman and dentist examine x-ray

You may have heard us talk about your “occlusion” during your visits to our dental office in Erdenheim. But what exactly are we talking about when we speak about occlusion? Is it something you should worried about? Let’s take a closer look at what occlusion means and examine a few… Read More…


added on: February 21, 2017
biting

You know the feeling. You’re happily chewing away on your lunch, talking with a coworker when all of a sudden, you hear a crunch. You feel the pain. You realize you’ve just bit your cheek (or lip, or tongue — doesn’t really matter, it all hurts!). This painful accident can… Read More…

Posted In: Jaw Pain & TMJ

added on: September 14, 2016
jaw lock

Lockjaw and jaw lock are two very similar terms that could mean two very different things. While both insinuate the jaw becoming stuck, or ‘locked,’ and both can have similar symptoms, only one is actually related to dentistry. At my Erdenheim dental office, we want to explain the difference between… Read More…

Posted In: Jaw Pain & TMJ

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