Treating TMJ pain

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in General Dentistry |

If you’ve ever suffered from TMJ pain, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction, you have probably experienced anything ranging from a dull ache to sharp pain in your jaw joints. Other symptoms of TMJ disorder include headaches and ear pain. The pain may cause a patient to have difficulty sleeping or concentrating during the day. For temporary relief, over the counter pain medications such as Advil or Tylenol may be helpful. There are other...

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Wisdom teeth | Dr. Oliveros, Dentist in Richmond, BC

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Extraction |

Wisdom teeth are something most people have to deal with at some point. If an infected or impacted wisdom tooth is causing pain and discomfort, it is important to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Symptoms of wisdom tooth impaction include: Red or swollen gums, especially in the back of the mouth. Sore or bleeding gums. Jaw pain. Swelling of the gums, cheeks and around the jaw. Pain associated with opening or closing your mouth. A...

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