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TMJ/TMD and the Treatments Available

TMJ is a problem that may be improved by a consultation with the top rated dentists in Staten Island that may not initially seem related to dentistry. The proper name for this medical problem is Temporomandibular Disorders or TMD. These problems affect the joint which...

The Effects of Conservative Treatment for TMD

The Temporomandibular Joints are the two joints that connect the jawbone to the skull. Although different in construction, these joints function like the hips and knees in that the bones being moved are cushioned by cartilage. The upper ends of the jaw are further...

The Quest for Whiter Teeth

Throughout the years there have been products promising whiter teeth, such as a certain tooth paste that is best at removing the toughest stains to whitening strips sold over the counter in most stores. However, thanks to improvements in medical technology, the...

A Root Canal Procedure can save more than One Tooth

The term root canal has many negative connotations mostly related to pain. There is no getting around the fact that if you need a root canal, you are already feeling pain. The need to get this done quickly is very important. One painful tooth can bring more infection...