Posts Categorized: TMJ Disorder/Bruxism

Why Does your Jaw Hurt?

Do you experience frequent pain in your jaw? Does your jaw pop or click or stick when you open and close your mouth? If so, you may require dental attention. But what does jaw pain have to do with your oral health? Park Ridge dentists, Dr. Maria Loukas and Dr. Thanasi Loukas can answer this question,… Read more »

How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth, and Why You Should

Think your occasional teeth-grinding habit is harmless? Think again. Though healthy teeth are completely surrounded by highly-resistant tooth enamel, the protective layer is only strong enough to take so much abuse. Grinding them together can wear down your enamel, change the shape of your teeth’s surfaces, and lead to a host of subsequent, and potentially… Read more »

What Does Jaw Pain Mean?

Do you notice a clicking or popping noise when you open and close your jaw? Is the sound accompanied by pain and difficult movement? TMJ disorder, an inclusive term for conditions that affect your jaw’s joints and muscles, can often be more subtle than a toothache. Nevertheless, it often generates varying levels of jaw pain… Read more »

Park Ridge Dentists: Try Our Teeth Grinding Quiz

Do you grind your teeth? When patients grind or clench their teeth, they leave their smile vulnerable to damage and medical complications such as TMJ disorder. Fortunately, at Loukas General Dentistry we provide treatment for bruxism to eliminate your teeth grinding issues. In today’s blog, your Park Ridge dentists, Dr. Maria Loukas and Dr. Thanasi… Read more »

Chicago Dentists Offer Quality Dental Care

A simple Google search reveals an array of options for Chicago residents looking for dental care. Fortunately, you don’t need to look any further than Loukas General Dentistry. We provide the latest in dental care technology for our patients. In today’s blog, your Chicago dentists, Dr. Maria Loukas and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, explain how the… Read more »