If you are experiencing chronic headaches and migraines by involuntary night-time clenching of teeth, we can help you with a night guard. It is a thin transparent device that is worn over the biting surface of your teeth while you sleep to prevent contact between the upper and lower teeth.
ORAL CANCER SCREENING
Oral Cancer is a growing problem among people age 40 and older, especially among smokers, smokeless tobacco users and drinkers. Even sharp teeth or sharp edges of broken restorations (fillings, crown and bridges etc) can cause cancer after repeated trauma.
More than 25% of those who are diagnosed with oral cancer, including those under the age of 30, have no lifestyle risk factors and do not fall into these categories.
Early detection of abnormalities that develop in the tissues of your lips, mouth and throat are essential in preventing possibly severe health issues from developing.
Oral health is a reflection of your general health. Generally, in times of stress, the incidence of ulcers is more. The following can cause ulcers.
- Sharp tooth/ sharp edges of restorations
- Canker sores
- Cold sores (herpes virus)
- Stomatitis (inflammation of cheeks and other soft tissue)
- Lesions due to other causes
- Systemic Disorders
The cause needs to be treated. We provide the necessary treatments and changes in diet lifestyle help.
One of the commonest dental problems in the world, the causes can be those related to the mouth such as tartar deposits on teeth, cavities, gum disease, altered salivary flow rates (ageing, menopause etc).
The causes other than mouth include sinusitis, gastric acidity, respiratory infections etc.
Finding the cause is essential to treating the bad breath.
TMJ / TMD
Pain and compromised movement of the jaw joint and the surrounding tissues also presently as headaches, muscle spasms, difficulty chewing and clicking or locking of the jaw joint. With an accurate diagnose based on experience correction of the underlying cause will relieve the symptoms.