A Dental Fracture from Night Grinding Needs Treatment and Repair

Unresolved stress in your daily life can cause you to grind your teeth while you sleep. If this condition, which is known as bruxism, goes unresolved, it can lead to chips and dental fractures on one or more teeth. Even if the damaged tooth enamel doesn’t cause discomfort or heightened sensitivity, you should still seek treatment at Jerry L. Butler,... read more »

Thwarting or Diminishing the Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

If you feel tension in your jaw or hear snapping noises when you open and close your mouth, you might be developing a TMJ disorder. What is TMD? TMJ is an abbreviation for temporomandibular joints, or the superbly intricate muscles and joints that make it possible to move your mouth up and down in order perform essential daily tasks like... read more »