Blog 2017-04-12T15:35:27+00:00

TMJ pain – by Oakville Dentist

TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) is the joint that acts as a sliding hinge, connecting your jaw bone to  your skull. TMJ disorders, also known as TMD, can cause pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Dental Health, General Dentistry, Migraine Treatments|

Botox for Grinding, Migraines and Headaches – by Oakville Dentist

Botox was licensed specifically for the treatment of chronic migraines in July 2010.  It has been highly effective in treating migraines, and has now been used in treating clenching and grinding as an alternative to other treatments.  Tooth clenching [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Botox Treatments, Dental Health, Migraine Treatments|

Bruxism: New Treatment – by Oakville Dentist

Bruxism is a term used to describe clenching or grinding your teeth, either during sleep or when you are awake. Bruxism Leads to Severe Dental Problems Chronic bruxism can lead to physical painful and severe dental problems.  [...]

TMJ Pain – Atypical Series with Dr. Agatha Bis

Temporomandibular Joint (known as TMJ) is the joint that holds your lower jaw against the base of your skull.  Many people experience TMJ discomfort at times, or popping or clicking, but never think much about it.  But when John [...]

Why are Dentists so feared? – Dental Fear

Dental fear, also known as dental phobia, or dental anxiety, is the fear of dentistry and of receiving dental care. It is estimated that as many as 75% of adults experience some degree of dental fear, ranging from mild [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Dental Health, General Dentistry, Health Education|

Tooth Grinding – Atypical Series with Dr. Agatha Bis

Tooth grinding is common and many people clench or grind their teeth and live normal, healthy lives.  But after 37 years of severe grinding that caused Mike to break several teeth, living in constant pain from clenching and grinding [...]