Nightly Teeth Grinding Can Cause Problems For Your Smile

Grinding your teeth while you sleep can lead to real cosmetic troubles, as well as damage that can negatively affect your oral health. Of course, there is one clear problem for people who suffer from this issue – how can you stop yourself from a bad habit you engage in while sleeping? Your Celina, TX… Read more »

Do You Need To Be Concerned About Nighttime Teeth Grinding?

A clenched jaw is a recognizable sign a person is experiencing stress, or anger. In a single instance, you are not likely to do much harm by grinding your teeth. However, if you continually perform this act, you could wind up with real damage to your smile, and problems with TMJ dysfunction. How do people… Read more »

What Is TMJ Disorder?

Most dental health issues, like tooth decay and gum disease, occur in stages, and treatment depends on the stage that your condition is in. Likewise, TMJ disorder can develop to varying degrees, but it can also describe more than one specific condition. Any issue that involves damage, inflammation, dislocation, or misalignment in your jaw’s joints… Read more »

Chewing with Caution may Help your Jaw Health

Chewing food is an activity you most likely participate in several times every single day. Chewing comes naturally, but the instinctual nature of breaking down food with our teeth holds an importance that is often overlooked. The most obvious benefit of chewing thoroughly is that it greatly reduces our risk for choking. However, there are… Read more »

Posture and TMJ Related by Celina, TX Dentist

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) usually involves pain in the muscles and joints of your jaw every time your mouth opens and closes. The temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects the temporal bone of your skull to the mandible (lower jaw). These joints allow movement by being flexible. When you chew, talk, or yawn, your… Read more »

Celina Dentist on the Complexities of TMJ Disorder

The wellbeing of your smile involves more than how brightly it shines when you show it off. A truly healthy human mouth functions as perfectly as it looks. For instance, even if your teeth are flawless and shine as bright as a movie star’s, their beauty would be little solace if they didn’t work well… Read more »

Celina Dentist: TMD is a Literal Pain in the Neck

Does your neck ache and feel sore? Do pain relievers do little to combat the pain in your neck? Constant neck pain is frustrating, and may actually be a sign that you are suffering from a more serious issue. Your Celina family dentist, Dr. Angela Ganjoor, explains the causes of TMD and how this disorder… Read more »

Celina Dentist Urges: Don’t Bite Off More than You Can Chew

Think about how important chewing is to your life. If you enjoy eating (and a great many of us do) chewing makes it all possible. Imagine your favorite food. The last thing you’d probably want to do is stick it in a blender and drink it through a straw. No, chewing is a ritual that… Read more »

Celina Stress Test for Healthy Smiles During Finals

It’s almost time for summer fun, but many North Texas students are stressing about final exams. As you prepare for the end of the school year, keep in mind that stress affects your heart, body, head, and dental health. Dr. Ganjoor’s stress test will analyze your coping habits and show you the best way to… Read more »