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How to Keep a Stiff, Tight Jaw from Becoming TMJ

It’s not unusual to experience jaw tightness or a stiff jaw every once in a while, but if you’re getting a jaw tightness and pain too often, it could be a warning sign that you’re at risk for TMJ. Here’s how to address the problem to help prevent your normal jaw problem from developing [...]

Dealing With Your Anxiety and Stress at the Dentist’s Office

Nine to 20% stay away from the dentist due to anxiety or fear. So, if you get anxiety about dental visits or procedures, you are not alone.  Here at My Hills Dentist, we want to make your visit as pleasant as possible. Our goal is to ease you through your cleanings and [...]

True or False Teeth: Great Dentures Don’t Look Artificial

As an option to cope with missing teeth, dentures don’t have the esteem of dental implants. Their reputation has also suffered due to older designs, which were often ill-fitting, prone to falling out, and highly visible. Modern dentures, however, have much to recommend them in regards to fit, function and appearance. At Sydney’s My [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Dentures|

Are You Flossing Correctly?   

Flossing is just as important as brushing. Unlike brushing, you only have to floss once a day. However, flossing still prevents tooth decay by limiting the number of bacteria lodged between your teeth. Additionally, flossing also helps prevent heart disease by relieving your mouth of harmful bacteria. When you brush, you don't reach [...]

Can TMJ Really Cause a Locked Jaw?

Have you ever experienced an inability to open your jaw? What about an inability to close your jaw? If so, you might have asked yourself, why does my jaw lock? Frightened and nervous, you rushed to Google, typing “how to unlock your jaw” into the search engine. Unfortunately, a locked jaw is a shocking, scary [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Jaw Pain, TMJ|