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COVID-19 & Cracked Teeth

added on: February 15, 2021
stressed man with mask

Over the past year, some dental offices have been reporting higher rates of cracked teeth than in years’ past. Take this dentist’s experience documented in the New York Times for example. So, is there some weird connection between COVID-19 and cracked teeth? Well, kind of. While cracked teeth are not directly related to the virus… Read More

added on: June 11, 2018
woman with a headache

All of us have experienced at least one headache throughout our lives. And while headaches are certainly uncomfortable, there are millions of Americans who suffer with regular headaches or more severe migraines regularly. During this National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, our dental office in Woodway wants to help do our part by educating our… Read More

added on: October 25, 2016

Do you frequently wake up with severe headaches, jaw or neck pain? Have you noticed that your teeth seem particularly sensitive lately, and are unsure what could have caused the change? Do some teeth appear excessively worn at the edges, or have they even begun to chip or crack? Did you know that these could… Read More

added on: September 27, 2016

Have you been waking up each morning suffering from excruciating headaches? Do you suffer from frequent jaw pain, or difficulty chewing? Do your teeth seem extremely sensitive, or even excessively worn at the edges? Did you know these could all be symptoms of subconscious teeth grinding? Bruxism is the name for teeth grinding, which is… Read More

added on: February 27, 2014

Do you often find yourself waking up in the morning with aching jaws and a throbbing headache? Are your teeth more sensitive than usual, with no obvious explanation? Have you been to various specialists in an attempt to rid your life of these uncomfortable symptoms, but to no avail? If so, you could be unknowingly… Read More

added on: May 30, 2013

Do you have a toothache? Would you like to know the cause? Consult the following list from your Waco TX dentist, Dr. Corbet Locke, and see if you can find the cause of your toothache.

Posted In: Bruxism, Toothaches

added on: May 16, 2013

Although enamel is incredibly strong, time and the forces of teeth grinding (bruxism) can wear it down. Eventually, teeth can become structurally weakened to the point that they suffer serious damage. Such damage occurs as a crack, a chip, or even a break and often requires the placement of a dental crown to reinforce the… Read More

added on: April 17, 2013

Do you have frequent headaches? What about jaw pain? The two could be more closely related than you think, and the cause itself may be something you do unconsciously. If you grind your teeth during the night, the strain may be manifesting itself in areas other than just your teeth. Here to explain the connection… Read More

Posted In: Bruxism, TMJ

added on: December 23, 2012

When trying to sleep, many people do not have a silent night because of bruxism, the condition of clenching and grinding teeth, usually during sleep. Often, the sufferer is not  aware of the condition and, upon waking, does not understand the cause of his face and neck pain. In this blog, your Waco dentist, Dr…. Read More