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Stress & Oral Health

added on: January 11, 2019
woman is stressed

Even though the craziness of the holidays is behind us, it doesn’t necessarily mean our stress levels have decreased. Everyday life can certainly cause anxiety and contribute to more stress. As many people know, stress can impact our health and overall well-being, but did you know stress can also contribute to oral health problems? Today,… 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: August 22, 2017
candidate for TMJ treatment

Do you experience frequent jaw, face, dental or neck pain? Does it feel like you have stiffness in the jaw? If so, you could be a candidate for TMJ treatment. Corbet Locke DDS in Waco, TX provides patient with this service and encourages all to understand the many and profound benefits of TMJ treatment. What… Read More

Posted In: TMJ

added on: March 18, 2014

If you experience chronic jaw pain, headaches, or a cracking, popping jaw, you may have a TMJ disorder. You have two temporomandibular joints, one on each side of your face, connecting your jaw to your skull. Ideally, your jaw moves from front to back, side to side, and up and down, enabling you to speak,… Read More

Posted In: Nutrition, TMJ

added on: September 25, 2013

Hopefully, you can take pride in the fact that you diligently brush and floss your teeth every day, and visit your Waco dentist at least once every six months for a routine dental checkup and cleaning. By adhering to the simple rules of good dental hygiene, you can help ensure that your teeth and gums… Read More

added on: April 28, 2013

Through the course of our dedication to helping you ensure the utmost dental health and function, Dr. Locke has spoken extensively about the phenomenon of TMJ disorder and its ability to generate a wide variety of symptoms, such as how the jaw dysfunction can often be the cause of frequent headaches and other craniofacial pains…. 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: February 28, 2013

The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is the joint that controls the opening and closing of your mouth. If you experience regular pain in your TMJ, you know this joint well, and you may be wondering what is causing that pain. If the pain is regular, there is a chance that you may have a TMJ… Read More

added on: September 24, 2012

Have you experienced pain while chewing or biting your food? Do you suffer from pain in your neck, and/or facial muscles? Do you often experience headaches? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be suffering from TMJ disorder. What Is TMJ Disorder? The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, refers to the joint that… Read More

added on: August 23, 2012

Many people suffer through years of unexplained headaches and facial pain, trying their best to control discomfort with over-the-counter pain relievers. They’ll usually seek medical help, but since the symptoms can indicate a number of illnesses, TMJ disorder is often misdiagnosed or ignored. Your temporomandibular joints, or TMJs, are the large joints that hold connect… Read More

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