What is Sleep Apnea?

By Tooth Fairy on May 24, 2018 8:36:35 AM

Do you wake up tired every day? Do you snore loudly? Have others observed that you sometimes stop breathing during sleep?

These are just a few of the symptoms of sleep apnea, a “potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts,” according to Mayo Clinic.

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5 Myths about Dental Care

By Tooth Fairy on Apr 19, 2018 8:07:24 AM

At Boger Dental, we love caring for our patients’ teeth and watching them walk out with a smile every day.

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Why Use Your Tax Return for Dental Work?

By Tooth Fairy on Apr 12, 2018 10:27:05 AM

Tax Day this year is Tuesday, April 17th. According to Business Insider, the average refund in Minnesota this year is $2,432. What will you do with that money?

One of your best options? Investing in yourself - and specifically, your smile. 

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What is Neuromuscular Dentistry?

By Tooth Fairy on Mar 8, 2018 9:13:00 AM

If you suffer from TMJ disorder, the pain and discomfort can be overwhelming. If your bite is misaligned, you may also be doing irreversible damage to your teeth and jaw.

You need a solution. But many TMJ treatments available today merely mask symptoms without addressing the underlying causes of your pain.

If you've tried everything but the pain persists, neuromuscular dentistry is your best option for a long-term solution with proven results. 

What is neuromuscular dentistry? We get this question all the time, so we've put together this post on what it is, what makes it different, and how to tell if it's the right option for you.


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5 Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

By Tooth Fairy on Feb 1, 2018 8:33:24 AM

Do you suffer from TMJ disorder? Don’t put up with jaw pain any longer.

If you display these 5 symptoms, it’s time to see a TMJ specialist.


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5 Common Types of TMJ Splints

By Tooth Fairy on Jan 25, 2018 8:46:40 AM

Splints are usually the first stage of treatment for TMJ disorders. Wearing a splint helps your dentist find your optimal bite, a process that usually takes at least 3 months. Splints can also be used as a long-term treatment to make your best bite permanent.

There are many different types of splints available today. So, which option is right for you?

Here are 5 of the most common splints, and what they’re best for.


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How to Choose the Right Dentist for TMJ

By Tooth Fairy on Jan 18, 2018 9:31:23 AM

If you suffer from TMJ, it can be difficult to find a good dentist.

With a wide variety of treatment options available today, and a variety of different standards, how can you find a dentist to meet your needs and is up on the latest in training?

Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a dentist for TMJ.


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3 Steps for TMJ Pain Relief

By Tooth Fairy on Jan 11, 2018 1:27:45 PM

You may not think about your temporomandibular joints (TMJ) much, but you use them a lot. The TMJ joints connect your jawbone to your skull, and is what allows you to control your mouth.

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What You Need to Know about TMJ Disorder

By Tooth Fairy on Jan 5, 2018 1:34:48 PM

Do you suffer from constant headaches? Does it hurt when your bite fits together? If so, you may have Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, also known as TMJ, TMJD, or TMD.

How do you know if TMJ is the cause of your pain? If you display a few of the following TMJ symptoms, it’s probably time for treatment.

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What Are Symptoms of TMJ?

By Kelly on Feb 1, 2012 9:46:41 PM

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) disorder often takes years to fully develop and can affect several muscles in the body. Most people struggle with TMD at least to some extent, however there are several symptoms that indicate a call for treatment.

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