What is TMJ?

Do you have unexplained jaw or facial pain? Constant headaches? Trouble chewing? You may be suffering from an often overlooked condition called temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ disorder. Characterized by pain and limited movement in the jaw and surrounding muscles, the temporomandibular joint disorder can be a painful and debilitating condition. Fortunately, TMJ disorder [...]

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How To Deal With Dental Anxiety

Does visiting the dentist make you feel a little nervous? Does just the thought of reclining in a dentist’s chair make your heart beat faster? You are not alone. Dental anxiety is very common experience, even for adults. Studies estimate up to 15% of Americans experience dental anxiety -- that’s over 40 million people! [...]

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Understanding The Gum Disease Epidemic

Gum disease is reaching epidemic proportions throughout the country. Recent studies show that nearly 50% of people have some degree of gum disease-- that’s over 64 million adults in the United States alone. In today’s post, we’ll answer some of the most common questions patients at Timberhill Dental have about gum disease, as well [...]

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