Archive for December, 2017

What Causes Chronic Facial Pain? TMJ, Migraines, and Other Causes

Written by Metro Dental. Posted in Cosmetic dentistry, Periodontist, Porcelain veneers upper arlington

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Over 15% of the adults within the United States suffer with chronic facial pain. In some instances, this may be caused by migraines, while in others it is due to issues with the temporomandibular joints (TMJ). Chronic facial pain may also occur when someone has impacted wisdom teeth, serious tooth decay, or periodontal disease.

There are over 37 million Americans that experience migraines. Given that migraineurs have different types of symptoms, some more severe than others, it’s important to consult with a physician that can provide migraine headache treatment. Since this pain can often be exacerbated by teeth grinding and other issues associated with TMJ, it’s important to have a professional eliminate other potential causes o

4 Benefits of Visiting a Dentist for Whiter Teeth

Written by Metro Dental. Posted in Comprehensive exam, Implant supported dentures, Teeth whitening

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It’s understandable to be concerned with the look of your teeth. In fact, statistics gathered from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry found that 74% of adults feel that an unattractive smile can hurt them in a professional sense. Many people choose to have their teeth whitened in order to improve the looks of their smile. You’ll find it beneficial to visit your local dentist to have your teeth whitened. With that in mind, here are four benefits of having your teeth whitened by a local dentist.

  1. Whitening Performed in a Professional Setting

    One problem with whitening your teeth at home is that your teeth aren’t professionally cleaned. In many cases, a dentist will want you to come in to have your teeth cleaned. With this in mind, a teeth cleaning works