Stress, Tinnitus, and TMD

Tinnitus is a condition that can be very hard to live with. In fact, people with tinnitus tend to suffer very high rates of depression and stress. For many people, tinnitus is a source of significant stress, but sometimes the opposite is true. About half of people with tinnitus can trace its origins back to Read More

Crooked Teeth Can Diminish Quality of Life

If you have considered straightening your teeth, some people might tell you that it’s not something you should worry about. They will tell you that it doesn’t matter or that it isn’t worth investing in. However, you likely feel very different about your teeth. You likely feel like crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth are actually Read More

“Healthy” Food Substitutions Gone Wrong

As we move into the autumn eating season in San Jose, we know that there are numerous occasions where we’ll be eating more sugar than is good of us, and sugar that can cause cavities. Halloween kicks off the sugary holidays, and it all goes downhill from there! So you might be Read More

What to Do When a Doctor Won’t Believe in Your TMD Pain

Many people who suffer chronic illness find that they’re not just fighting their illness, they’re fighting against a doctor, and, indeed, an entire medical system, that doesn’t believe them and won’t credit their word about the pain they’re experiencing. The fight leads to years of misdiagnosis, unhelpful treatments, and, of course, ongoing pain that may Read More

By |September 12th, 2018|TMJ|

5 Ways to Deal with the Gap in Your Smile

Do you have a gap in your smile? Technically called a diastema, a gap between your front teeth is so highly visible that many people feel really uncomfortable with them as a result. But you don’t have to feel uncomfortable because of a gap in your smile. Here are five ways to have a smile Read More

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