Month: July 2014

More TMJ Issues: Ear Pain

TMJ pain is usually a result of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). The basic functions of eating, yawning, and talking in a comfortable and pain free manner are at risk when your TMJs are inflamed and unhealthy. TMD is often described as extremely uncomfortable. Inflammation and irritation of the joints and muscles in your jaw often… Read more »

Are you Grinding your Teeth at Night?

The medical term for teeth grinding (which is a condition that effects millions of Americans) is bruxism. Sheridan dentists, Dr. Cody Coon, Dr. Justin Coon, and Dr. Donald Coon diagnose bruxism by checking your teeth, bite, and jaw position for signs of chronic grinding at each dental six month dental checkup. If you have questions… Read more »

Dealing with a Knocked Out Tooth

There’s no doubt about it that when one of your teeth becomes completely detached at the roots, the experience is shocking and upsetting. You might think there’s nothing your dentist can do to help you save your natural tooth. Fortunately, quick action and a little luck provide the possibility that your knocked out tooth can… Read more »

A Quiz on Porcelain Veneers

Do you have porcelain veneers on any part of your smile, or have you ever considered them? They are one of the most versatile cosmetic dental treatments out there. Few other single procedures answer to so many different issues at the same time. In fact, porcelain veneers are so efficient at covering over a multitude… Read more »