Garrett and Boyd Orthodontics Sugar Land Rosenberg TX TMJ PainLiving with aching or clicking jaws can be hard to swallow! #Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, also commonly known as #TMJ or #TMD, is a joint disorder that affects the opening and closing of the jaw, and can have many side effects that relate to the teeth, head and neck.

Like other joints, the relationship between the bone and disk will affect how well the joint works. The jaw is used thousands of times a day for talking, eating and laughing. When a disorder is present in the joint, your lifestyle can be dramatically changed. Read more on TMJ Jaw Pain Can Be a Mouthful…

wearing braces Katy Perry Garrett and Boyd Orthodontics wants you to know that braces aren’t just for kids. Even celebrities enjoy the benefits that #orthodontic treatment can offer and embrace traditional #braces rather than #invisible braces to correct their problems. Not every patient is a candidate for Invisalign or braces behind the teeth. Below are a few recognizable names who have chosen show off their treatment, even though they are in the spotlight.

Katy Perry – recording artist and pop idol Katy Perry chose metal braces and smiles proudly during photo shoots and performances.Read more on Celebrities Embrace Wearing Braces…

Preventing OrthodonticsMost parents today are well informed when it comes to stopping adverse habits that effects tooth and jaw development in infants and toddlers. Prolonged #thumb sucking, pacifiers, and use of bottles past the age of three are reported to cause problems with teeth and impact early jaw development.

However, did you know that poor bites and abnormal jaw growth is mostly hereditary and not caused by habits? Even if you stop bad habits before the age of three or breast feed your child, it is likely they still may develop a #malocclusion requiring #orthodontic treatment.Read more on Preventing Braces in Sugar Land and Rosenberg TX – Fact or Fiction…