Denver Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Denver and Lakewood, Colorado

What Are The Causes Of TMJ?

Thu, 11/13/2014

TMJ is the result of irritation of the temporomandibular joint, which is the joint that connects your jawbone to your skull. Countless patients throughout the Denver area suffer from this irritation and the headaches it causes.

But what causes the joint irritation? This is not an academic question. Determining the root cause of your TMJ is vital if we are to find a proper treatment for it.

What is the Temporomandibular Joint?

Thu, 11/13/2014

As we've discussed before, TMJ is the result of an irritation in the temporomandibular joint. But it might be useful to our Lakewood area patients for us to discuss the joint itself in a little more detail.

The temporomandibular joint is named as such because it has two parts: an upper "temporal" bone, which is part of the skull, and a lower bone, which is part of the jaw, or mandible. The joint controls the movement of your jaw and connects your jaw to your skull.

How is TMJ Treated?

Thu, 11/13/2014

Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, is a significant problem for many people in the Denver area. The condition can cause significant problems, the most serious and common of which are nearly debilitating headaches.

I'm Nervous About the Dentist

Tue, 10/28/2014

Many of our Denver cosmetic dentist's patients were initially quite nervous about undergoing dental work. Dental anxieties are quite common; hundreds of thousands of Americans suffer significant, debilitating anxiety at the prospect of visiting a dentist.

Can I Undergo Teeth Whitening With Gum Disease?

Tue, 10/28/2014

Our Denver cosmetic dentist certainly understands the appeal of teeth whitening, and we offer a range of whitening options to help you eliminate unsightly stains.

However, teeth whitening should only be performed when you are a sound candidate for the procedure. And one of the few disqualifying factors for whitening treatments is gum disease.

What Should I Know About Dental Implants?

Tue, 10/28/2014

Denver cosmetic dentist Dr. Scott Greenhalgh often recommends dental implants for patients who need to replace a missing tooth. However, it's vital you have a clear understanding of the procedure and what to expect.

Scott Greenhalgh
3190 South Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 300
Lakewood, Co , 80227

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