Dentistry Essentials 101: TMJs

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Caring for your teeth and gums includes caring for your face and jaw as well. If for any reason your jaw bone is ever damaged, the effects will linger in your mouth and severely inhibit your entire smile. Your jaw is essential for numerous factors including speaking, chewing, and eating properly.  If for any reason… Read more »

How Muscle Malocclusion Affects Your Smile Health

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Jaw problems can arise for a variety of reasons and impact your smile. At McAllister Dentistry in Hickory, North Carolina, Dr. John McAllister and our team offer occlusion services to help patients experiencing headaches and jaw aches due to temporomandibular joint disorders, unequal jaw growth, and other bite irregularities. To understand why jaw problems can arise,… Read more »