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The Temporomandibular Joint: What is it?

The Temporomandibular Joint: What is it?
 

Dealing with jaw pain on the regular is not a normal feeling to have. If you are suffering from soreness or aches in your jaw, you may be experiencing signs of TMJ symptoms. TMJ is your temporomandibular joint, which is the joint in your cheek bone/jaw bone. This joint connects these two bones, and acts like a hinge for your jaw. If you are experiencing these symptoms of soreness, you should see your dentist for a diagnosis of possible TMJ disorder.

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What You Should Know Before a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extractions are one of the most common procedures offered at a dentist’s office. Though it’s uncommon to run into issues with a tooth extraction, there are some things you should know ahead of time that can help you avoid any trouble with your procedure, during or after.

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What Are Dental Implants?

Losing teeth used to mean substantial lifestyle changes, but it doesn’t have to mean that anymore. If you lose teeth now, dental implants can provide a replacement that also simulates the action of your natural teeth, leading to a stronger replacement and a more natural, tissue-preserving solution in the long run. As your dentist in Rohnert Park, CA, Dr. Wheeler wants prospective implant patients to have answers to common questions up front.

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