Unexplained Headaches Or Jaw Pain?

unexplained jaw pain

At Designer Smiles in Fargo ND, we have been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry for years. Today’s post, however, focuses on TMJ, a common condition that can cause headaches and jaw pain. TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint, which is the scientific name for your jaw joint. As a hinge joint, it can shift up […]

Suffering From Jaw Pain?

Categories: Oral Health, TMJ

In this post from Designer Smiles in Fargo ND, we wanted to discuss something that most dental practices don’t focus on: jaw pain. The jaw is a sliding hinge joint, and its formal name is a real mouthful: the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ for short. TMJ disorder (TMJ/TMD) is more common than you might guess. […]

We Take Jaw Pain Seriously

Categories: TMJ
Fargo TMJ Treatment

Those affected by temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD, know how the pain and discomfort can lower quality of life. You may also have heard “TMD” referred to as “TMJ.” The experienced staff at Designer Smiles helps countless patients manage their condition. The temporomandibular, or jaw, joint connects the lower jaw bone to the skull. It’s […]

Gritting Your Teeth: Stress And Your Smile

Categories: TMJ
Fargo how stress hurts your teeth

Doctors have been telling us for years that stress can increase the risk of everything from high blood pressure to depression. But how often do we think about how stress impacts our smile? Here are some dental problems linked to stress. Canker and Cold Sores Cold sores are a symptom of the herpes simplex virus. […]

Aching Jaw In West Fargo?

Categories: TMJ
TMJ Treatment Can Relieve Your Aching Jaw In West Fargo

Hi. I’m Dr. Dennis Hetland, and today in our Fargo dentistry blog, I want to look at some of the conditions that may result in jaw pain. Jaw pain may be caused by sinusitis. Sinusitis is the inflammation of the tissues that line your sinuses, and when these tissues are inflamed, the sinuses exert pressure […]