Does My Headache Mean I Need Treatment For TMJ/Bruxism?

Frequent headaches or migraines could be caused by a number of factors, but for some, they could be related to the smile. When our jaw joints undergo strain, the onset of TMJ disorder and /or bruxism is possible, and these disorders could lead to headaches and other serious complications. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist explains how we treat these two oral health concerns.

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What Kind Of Cleaning Does My Smile Need?

A routine dental cleaning is crucial for maintaining healthy smiles, as this is the only way to truly remove all plaque and tartar from the surfaces of your teeth. But did you know there are two very different kinds of cleaning? One is part of your routine care, and the other is essential for reversing gingivitis and treating the early stages of gum disease. What kind of cleaning does your smile need? When should you see your Des Moines, IA, dentist?

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