Five Symptoms That You May Be Suffering from TMJ

Pain in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of the most common dental problems people experience. It’s a persistent issue that can cause constant discomfort, including while you’re chewing or sleeping. If you’re suffering from constant discomfort or pain, you’ll need to follow the example of millions of others out there and seek help from […]

Seven things to do during a dental emergency

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Most people know a little first aid and what to do in a medical emergency. You may remember how to do the Heimlich maneuver if someone is choking. But what are you supposed to do if you encounter a dental emergency? The thing about emergencies is you never know when they are going to occur. […]

Sleepless in Saginaw? Learn how a dentist can help you overcome sleep apnea.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a common sleep disorder that causes shallow breathing while you are sleeping. It can also cause you to stop breathing while you sleep. What many people don’t realize is that your Saginaw dentist Jennifer Schau can offer help in treating sleep apnea since it is often related to oral health. What […]

What to do about a Cracked Tooth

A cracked tooth may be a serious problem, but it’s one that is easy to overlook. You might be able to see a large crack, but not always. Most cracks are invisible to the naked eye, and some won’t even show up on an x-ray. And yet, they can lead to some serious issues if […]

Swollen Roof of the Mouth: When to See Your Dentist

Each of us has experienced a sore or swollen roof of the mouth at one time or another in our lives. This condition normally goes away after a few days and doesn’t usually require any type of dental treatment. For most people, having a swollen, and even painful palate is not a serious condition. However, […]

Get in the Know: Defending Against Cavities

Virtually all American adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have experienced one or more cavities in their lifetimes, and that makes it very important that everything possible should be done to prevent them. Dr. Jennifer Schau, offers the following information about cavities. What are cavities? Whenever you fail to remove food particles which […]

Your Teething Baby May Also Have a Cold

When your child is uncomfortable, it can be worrisome. Young children start teething about the age of 6 months and have a set of 20 teeth by the time they’re 30 months. The process can cause discomfort for about a week, three or four days before the tooth comes in and about three days after […]

Clean Your Tongue the Right Way Every Day

Even though the bacteria on your tongue are helpful for breaking down food, the by-products from that process, along with other factors like dry mouth, can leave you with bad breath. Taking a second to clean your tongue regularly will help remove bacteria and control bad breath. While you may think that only your Saginaw, […]