Living With Wisdom Teeth

Living With Wisdom Teeth

Many people live with their wisdom teeth all their lives. However, many others undergo wisdom teeth removal to help keep their mouths healthy and comfortable. With so many opportunities to experience wisdom teeth pain, many professionals recommend that patients have...
How TMJ Disorder May be Affecting You

How TMJ Disorder May be Affecting You

The connection of your lower jaw to the skull is the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. You have two of these joints, one on each side of the head, which allows you to control the movement of your jaw so you can chew and talk. There are a few different factors that can...
Diagnosing Facial Nerve Pain

Diagnosing Facial Nerve Pain

Facial nerve pain can cause intense discomfort and make everyday activities, like brushing your teeth, applying cosmetics, or eating more difficult. If you’re experiencing facial pain, an orofacial specialist can help diagnose your condition and determine which...
Dealing with Chronic Dental Pain

Dealing with Chronic Dental Pain

At Rutgers Health University Dental Associates, there’s a wide range of specialties available under one roof. Here, patients can see dentists, surgeons, prosthodontists and even orofacial pain specialists. If you’ve been living with chronic, debilitating pain in your...
Regaining Confidence after Tooth Decay

Regaining Confidence after Tooth Decay

If you’ve ever had major tooth decay, you probably know just how detrimental it can be. When tooth decay occurs, plaque eats away at the enamel and slowly destroys the teeth. It can become very painful and difficult to eat. Many people lose confidence and self-esteem...

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