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Can Stress and Anxiety Cause TMJ Disorder?

Do you ever feel excruciating pain in your jaw or elsewhere in your face when you open your mouth, such as when chewing, yawning, or talking? Is it sometimes difficult to open and close your jaw? Do your jaw muscles feel strained? Do you wake up with a sore jaw? Are you noticing that [...]

Your San Jose Dentist + Your Body’s Natural Healing = A Happy, Healthy Life

The human body has been evolving since before our early ancestors were known to have lived. Throughout hundreds of thousands of years, our bodies have learned how to keep us safe and how to prevent illness. It would be silly not to use our body’s natural healing powers to our advantage when dealing with [...]

Holistic Dentistry: Is It Time To Re-Think Amalgam Fillings For Cavities?

When it comes to cavities, most are familiar with amalgam fillings. They are those silver-colored dental fillings that were generally used to fill cavities. Unfortunately, there have been growing concerns with amalgam fillings due to their mercury content. Despite the American Dental Association’s (ADA) assuring everyone that they are safe, some countries have banned [...]

6 Ways A Smile Makeover Can Change Your Life

A smile makeover is when patients undergo more than one cosmetic dentistry treatment. This is to enhance your smile’s overall appearance. It requires a few visits to your San Jose dentist. However, the end result will be worth it. Do you dream of a better smile? Perhaps you refrain [...]

4 Common Headaches a Dentist Can Help Resolve

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) links your jaw to the skull. It acts as a “sliding hinge”, a joint in front of both your ears. This allows movement in the jaw, so you can yawn, chew, and talk. Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) creates pain and discomfort in the jaw and muscles that handle movement. [...]

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