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What Should I Do About My Nighttime Teeth Grinding?
added on: May 24, 2022

You wake up at least a few times a week with soreness in your jaw and a dull ache in your head. Are you dehydrated? Did you bite down too hard on something? Did you sleep in an awkward position? While all of these things are entirely possible, did you… Read More…


Why Do I Grind My Teeth?
added on: March 25, 2019

Did you ever wake up in the morning and notice that your face and jaw are sore? Do you get up in the mornings with unexplainable headaches?  Our dental office in El Paso wants to know if you’ve ever considered that your pain and discomfort could be caused by teeth… Read More…


“What’s My Dentist Mean When Talking About Occlusion?”
added on: July 7, 2017

During your appointments at our El Paso dental office, you may have heard your dental team talk about “occlusion”, and you may have thought to yourself, “What are they talking about?” Basically, occlusion is just a dentist’s way of describing the way your top teeth come in contact with your… Read More…


“Why Do I Bite My Lip All The Time?”
added on: February 22, 2017

Whether it’s your lip, your cheeks, or your tongue, biting the tissues in and around your mouth is a troublesome habit for many. Mostly brought on by stress or as a nervous habit, cheek or lip biting can be hard to break. At our dental office in El Paso, we’d… Read More…


What’s It Mean if Your Jaw Gets Locked?
added on: September 20, 2016

The feeling of a jaw that won’t close or open and seems as if it’s stuck is one of the worst feelings someone can experience. It’s terrifying, it’s painful, and it’s random. But what exactly causes it? The team at my El Paso dental office is here to hopefully ease… Read More…

Posted In: TMJ Treatment

Suffer From Migraines? See Your El Paso Dentist.
added on: June 20, 2016
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June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, and as anyone who has ever suffered a migraine can tell you, they aren’t fun. While it may seem weird to get a message about migraines from my El Paso dental office, trust us, you’ve come to the right place. What is a… Read More…

Posted In: TMJ Treatment

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May17

Tooth Troubles From Too Much Sun

National Sunscreen Day is celebrated every year on May 27th and is designed to raise awareness of the dangers that can come from getting too much sun, especially without the protection of sunscreen. But how exactly does this apply to your teeth, and why is your dentist in El Paso talking... Read More...

May2

Seasonal Allergies & Oral Health

If you or members of your family have been itching, sniffling, and sneezing lately, allergies may be to blame. In fact, a recent study shows that allergies may be starting earlier and be more severe than ever before. This could mean that more and more people are experiencing the side... Read More...