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Smiling does more good than you think. As a matter of fact, smiling puts a grin on others people’s faces and also does wonders for your immune system. With that being said if yours is less than desirable it’s time to schedule an appointment with a bioesthetic dentist. What is a Bioesthetic Dentist? A bioesthetic dentist looks at your entire chewing system, not just your teeth and gums. For example if your jaw joints, called your temporomandibular joints, are out of alignment your teeth are most probably affected as well. This will affect smiling and how your teeth and gums come together. People with temporomandibular joint disorder are more inclined to clench and grind teeth instead of smiling. This helps compensate for jaw pain or displacement. Those with TMJD will also tend to favor one side when chewing. TMJD Disorder Do I Have it? Not all

If you have been waking your partner up because he or she is gasping for breath it’s time to call your primary care physician or a sleeping disorders specialist. According to Chittenden Dental if your partner snores, or seems to stop breathing for periods of time, the love of your life could be suffering from a sleeping disorder, a sleeping disorder that could be deadly. Sleeping Disorders Chittenden Dental explains that snoring, gasping for breath, waking up as many as 30 times a night because the person can’t breathe are all sure signs of something more serious. If you follow this blog you will remember that bio-esthetic dentist Dr. Mike Morris has put in the time and additional training to help his patients get a better night sleep. Chittenden Dental now offers patients who snore and those with sleep disorders alternatives. Alternatives to less conservative

When it comes to complete dentistry a bioesthetic dentist is the only doctor to consider. Bioesthetic dentistry looks at the entire chewing system as well as the teeth and gums. Additional Training for Bioesthetic Dentistry Not all Burlington dentists have the training to provide you with this type of dentistry, but Dr. Mike Morris does. As a bioesthetic dentist in Burlington he understands how the chewing system affects the way teeth come together. For instance, if your temporomandibular joints are out of alignment your teeth could suffer the consequences from chronic grinding. In addition you could be clenching causing headache, neck and body aches. Chittenden Dental understands the connection and is qualified to diagnose and treat serious conditions including temporomandibular joint disorder. Most people aren’t aware that jaw issues are directly connected to teeth and gum problems. According to Dr. Morris if your jaw is popping

Spring is here and with it comes warmer weather and more trips to the ER because of mouth injuries. A mouth guard prevents unnecessary injuries. April is National Facial Protection Awareness Month During National Facial Protection Awareness Month it’s important to remind everyone in your circle the importance of head and mouth coverings while playing sports, but it’s not just contact sports that you should be conscious of. When it comes to professional, amateur AND recreational sports, some sort of mouth protection is better than nothing. From water polo to badminton and even croquet accidents happen when you least expect them to. According to bioesthetic dentist Dr. Mike Morris from Chittenden Dental mouth injuries nearly double when the weather gets warmer. The emergency room is full of tongue, cheek and mouth injuries not to mention knocked out teeth. Having a mouth guard to protect your

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