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Your Ear May Hurt Due to Poor Oral Health
Posted on 11/9/2020 by Oral and Facial Surgery Center
There are some instances where the pain from an infected or decayed tooth can affect other areas of the head or neck, resulting in an earache. These could be indicative of an impacted wisdom tooth or even an untreated cavity or an abscess. Those patients who practice good oral hygiene generally do... Read more...
Calling Our Office if Your Tooth Breaks
Posted on 10/19/2020 by Dr. Harold D. Kennedy
When a tooth breaks whether from trauma or simply by biting into a piece of hard candy can be unnerving. Our natural teeth have bitten into a thousand things we were probably not supposed to and still managed to hold up after all of that, right? The good news is chipped, broken or fractured teeth... Read more...
Never Ignore Pain in Your Jaw That Will Not go Away
Posted on 10/5/2020 by Dr. Harold D. Kennedy
Patients typically fail to realize that while they are experiencing jaw pain it rarely has anything to do with their jaw or mouth. Certainly, some patients have TMD or TMJ problems affecting their bite motion, but many do not. Jaw pain is usually just a symptom of some other underlying medical... Read more...