6 Proven Strategies for Toothache Relief

Toothaches can be extremely painful. In some cases, they creep slowly up on you over a period of days or weeks. In other cases, they come on suddenly. But the one thing about toothaches that is always true is that no matter when they occur, they never come at a convenient time. They may happen while you’re on vacation, on … Read More

Symptoms of Tooth Implant Pain (and When to Call the Dentist)

tooth implant pain

According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, about three million Americans currently have at least one implant. If an individual loses a tooth due to decay, injury, or even disease, a tooth implant can replace the lost tooth. Implants are strong and improve an individual’s ability to speak, eat, and – not to mention – their self-confidence. If you … Read More

Innovations in Bone Graft Materials


Bone loss due to gum disease or another dental issue prevents many patients from the immediate placement of dental implants for tooth replacement. Before the dentist can place their implants, these patients often require bone grafts to help rebuild the bone at the implant site. Although the best source for bone grafts can be the patient’s own bone, this presents … Read More

You May be Experiencing Orofacial Pain and Not Even Know it

Man experiencing orofacial pain

Problems involving the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) or chewing muscles fall within the larger category of orofacial pain. Orofacial pain can involve TMJ discomfort, migraines, muscle spasms in the neck, jaw and head, recurring headaches and pain with the face, jaw or teeth. A human swallows around 2000 times a day and for someone with orofacial pain, the discomfort can be … Read More