Tag: dental health
TMJ DisordersUpdated 22 August 2021 under Health Guides.
What is TMJ? TMJ is short for temporomandibular (tem-pour-o-man-dib-u-lar) joint (disorders/conditions). The TMJ connects the “mandible” (the lower jaw) to the temporal bone (located on either side of your face […]Read more »
What are wisdom teeth and how can I tell if I have them?Updated 24 September 2014 under Ask Us.
Wisdom teeth are the last molars to develop. They are located on each side of the jaw in the very back of your mouth. By the time you are between […]Read more »
Bad Breath (Halitosis)Updated 10 December 2021 under Health Guides.
About 50% of people have daytime bad breath or halitosis. The good news is there are ways to help prevent it. What is bad breath? Bad breath, or halitosis (the […]Read more »
Dental Health: Braces and Wisdom TeethUpdated 2 November 2020 under Health Guides.
If you’ve been told by your dentist that your teeth are not aligned correctly or your teeth are too crowded, you may need braces. Braces are the most common way […]Read more »
Dental Health: General InformationUpdated 2 November 2020 under Health Guides.
Oral health (also known as dental health) is caring for your mouth which includes your teeth, gums, and tongue. Brushing your teeth twice a day is important to keep your […]Read more »