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What Causes Wisdom Tooth Pain?

By Lawrence Falender | April 30, 2019 |

In Part One of a two-part series on wisdom teeth, Dr. Lawrence Falender looks at the signs that indicate you may need to have your wisdom teeth extracted. As we head into summer, most oral surgeons become increasingly busy with the removal of 3rdmolars (commonly referred to as wisdom teeth). Why? Probably because the vast…

Tips for Recovering from a Tooth Extraction

By Lawrence Falender | April 19, 2019 |

Preparing for a tooth extraction? No need to worry. Here are some helpful aftercare tips to ensure a smooth recovery. Common Reasons for Tooth Extraction There are many reasons why dentists will recommend the removal of a tooth such as impacted wisdom teeth or crowding. In the case of wisdom teeth, your dentist will recommend…

Indianapolis Dentist Explain Symptoms And Treatment of TMJ

By Lawrence Falender | April 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Indianapolis Dentist Explain Symptoms And Treatment of TMJ

Do you hear a clicking sound when you yawn? Does it hurt to chew? Does your jaw freeze up? You may be suffering from symptoms of TMJ. Located in Indianapolis, Dr. Falender of Indianapolis Oral Surgery & Dental Implants Center offer treatment options for patients experiencing TMJ. What Is TMJ? Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is…

6 Exercises to Ease TMJ Pain

By Lawrence Falender | March 28, 2019 |
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If your jaw often clicks, locks or hurts when you open and close your mouth, or you have unexplained aches in your head, neck or ears, you might have a TMJ disorder. The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) are the two joints that connect your lower jaw to your upper jaw. Strain or injuries to these joints…

Why Wisdom Teeth Are So Troublesome

By Lawrence Falender | March 19, 2019 |
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Having Wisdom Teeth Issues? Wisdom tooth/teeth (3rd Molars or 8s as they are known in dental terminology) grow at the back of your gums in the back of your mouth, they are the last teeth to come through between the ages of 17-25 and for most of us we will have four wisdom teeth – one in each quadrant. As wisdom…

Jaw Joint (TMJ) Disorder Can Cause Problems Day And Night!

By Lawrence Falender | March 14, 2019 |
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During sleep, we’re unaware of what is going on physically since, well, we’re asleep! We assume our bodies are relaxed and at rest, inside and out. Although our muscles are at a state of rest and our internal systems are under less demand than when we’re awake, certain functions are actually operating at a busier…

Best Foods for TMJ in Indianapolis

By Lawrence Falender | February 27, 2019 |
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Temporal Mandibular Joint disorder (TMJ) is a disorder of the jaw joints which creates jaw and bite alignment malfunctions in individuals suffering from this dental disorder. TMJ is caused by a number of things like grinding teeth, clenching your jaw, living a high stress lifestyle as well as wearing down of the jaw bone and…

Treatment For TMJ In Indianapolis

By Lawrence Falender | February 21, 2019 |
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What Is TMJ Disorder? The temporomandibular joints, referred to as TMJ, are the joints and muscles in the jaw that make it possible to open your mouth, close your mouth, and chew food. There is a TMJ located on each side of the jaw with a disc between the ball and socket. This disc acts…

Does Your Teeth Make You Want To Hide Your Smile?

By Lawrence Falender | February 8, 2019 |
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Do you have Multiple Dental Complications? or  Does Your Teeth Make You Want To Hide Your Smile? Dr. Falender At Indianapolis Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center specializes in Full Mouth Reconstruction procedures that can give you a Smile Makeover. Do You have any of the following Imperfections: Broken or missing teeth Worn teeth from grinding or acidic foods Bite…

What Patients Should Know About Nitrous Oxide Sedation Dentistry

By Lawrence Falender | January 30, 2019 |
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Sometimes dental care can prove quite stressful for people, especially if they suffer from anxiety or fear when it comes to dental visits. Thankfully there are many options out there to improve patient experience at the dentist’s office. A skilled Oral Surgeon will work to reduce potential stress and anxiety during different phases of treatment, using…

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