What to Expect in Laser Gum Surgery

What to Expect in Laser Gum Surgery

Periodontal disease is one of the most common problems treated by Dr. Roberson. Since infection in the gums is progressive, it’s important to get treatment as early as possible. Without proper treatment by your Birmingham dentist, the bacteria begin to invade deeper...
What happens when you suffer from Pericoronitis?

What happens when you suffer from Pericoronitis?

Pericoronitis involves the gums around a wisdom tooth. Sometimes the third and final set of molars for young adults have difficulties. When the gingiva becomes inflamed it is called pericoronitis. It can be due to a partial impaction. But it can also be caused by...
Five Jaw Exercises for TMJ, TMD, TMJD Patients

Five Jaw Exercises for TMJ, TMD, TMJD Patients

The hinged bone that connects the jaw and the skull is called the temporomandibular joint often referred to as TMJ. If you press your index fingers on the cheeks and open and close your mouth, you can feel this joint. Sometimes, the bone structure in the joint becomes...
Five ways a TMJ dentist can help restore your smile

Five ways a TMJ dentist can help restore your smile

Oftentimes, TMJ disorder goes undiagnosed in patients because the symptoms suggest other health issues are to blame. But without a diagnosis and effective treatment, the symptoms will progressively get worse and become more of a problem for the sufferer. TMJ can cause...
Mouthguards and Information for Parents

Mouthguards and Information for Parents

Dr. Roberson says that children who engage in high-risk sports and rigorous activities should wear mouthguards to protect themselves against dental emergencies. Parents should consider a mouthguard as an essential part of protective equipment for their child. Reasons...
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