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Why Do People Grind Their Teeth? – Dr Vicky Ho

A lot of my patients grind their teeth at night. Now, they ask why you know I can’t control it? I’m asleep I don’t even know I’m grinding. But sure sometimes they wake up with pain in their jaws, pain in their teeth and it can cause a lot of sensitivity in teeth. It can …

Sensitivity to Hot and Cold | Crest

Sensitivity to Hot and Cold | Crest

If you can’t enjoy ice cream or cold drinks without experiencing sharp, shooting pains… or if hot coffee and tea sends you through the roof, you’re probably suffering from sensitive teeth. Temperature sensitive teeth occur when the dentin, a softer tooth layer below the enamel, is exposed due to receding gums or worn tooth enamel. …

Ear Pain Due to TMJ (Jaw Joint) Disorders

Ear Pain Due to TMJ (Jaw Joint) Disorders

The temporomandibular joint or TMJ is the joint that allows jaw movement to occur. It is located immediately in front of the ear canal shown by the green arrow. Both the ear canal and TMJ share a common boney wall and as such, TMJ disorders can often cause significant ear pain leading some patients to …