Mild Whiplash and Your Headaches

In Headaches by Dr. Donald Johnson

75% of all headache, neck or facial pain is referred from trigger points in muscles of the head and neck caused by bite problems — problems with how the teeth come together. Regardless of who you have seen or what you have been told about your continuing headache, a 60-minute appointment in our office could reveal the source of the …

Headache & Migraine Pain Solutions

In Headaches by Dr. Donald Johnson

Headache and migraine pain are very common conditions.  Over 37 million people suffer from this type of pain in the U.S. alone. Some of these pain patients know exactly when the pain started, for example an accident or sports injury. Others don’t know when it started. Most people with migraines and headaches patients seek help in the same places.  These …

The Epidemic of Headache & Migraine Pain

In Headaches by Dr. Donald Johnson

In the US, an over 45 million chronic headache/migraine pain sufferers are reported every year. The American Academy of Pain Medicine reports that 150 million workdays are lost annually to headaches/migraines.  And nearly 75% of those have never been properly diagnosed and, therefore, have never sought treatment beyond over-the-counter pain relievers. However, with headache pain being so common (it’s among …

Need relief from head and neck pain or tension? You’re not alone

In Neck Pain by Dr. Donald Johnson

Millions of people suffer every day with head and neck pain or chronic tension symptoms and have been looking for a long time for lasting relief from the pain!  They have looks to physicians and others without lasting success. Many have tried over-the-counter solutions, home remedies, epilepsy drugs, surgery, and even narcotics.  These all end up providing little relief in …

Is It Really a Headache – Or Is It Your Bite?

In Headaches by Dr. Donald Johnson

Headaches and migraines will steal away your life.  They force you to be a different person.  You never get to be your real “you”!  You would really like to live your life free with no limits.  But the headache is pain in one’s head, face, or neck and maybe all three.  Many times, one will think the pain is inside …

Bad Breath

In Bad Breath by Dr. Donald Johnson

Everybody worries about their breath from time to time – like after a meal filled with plenty of onions and garlic.  But for some people, though, the worry never goes away.  They buy mouthwash by the gallon and pop breath mints by the handful, but they still worry that their breath is bad. And they’re still afraid to get close …

Is Your Bite Off?

In Teeth by Dr. Donald Johnson

A patient’s tooth can become uncomfortable after the dentist cements a crown onto it.  The patient may think that root canal treatment is needed; and if something is not done, that may be the treatment needed.  After a short exam by another dentist, the patient is found to be biting on the new crown too heavily.  After adjusting the bite …

TMJ, Trigeminal Nerve and Teeth

In Teeth, TMJ by Dr. Donald Johnson

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and the three trigeminal nerves work together as very important structures in the head.  When the TMJ is injured or jarred out of alignment, it affects the head and the neck because the trigeminal nerves innervate the TMJ and much of the rest of the head and the neck.  Therefore, head and facial pain may result …

New Imaging Technology

In TMJ by Dr. Donald Johnson

 Our practice uses the advanced T-Scan III system to help us see your dental occlusion (your bite) to increase detail and efficiency.  We employ many state-of-art technologies in our practice to increase patient comfort, shorten the length of patient visits, and improve the results of our treatment.  Dentistry is full of advancements that make the claim that they improve a …

Are Your Teeth Worn Down?

In Teeth by Dr. Donald Johnson

If you’re 50 or older, chances are you’ve noticed a few grey hairs and maybe a wrinkle or two — but you probably haven’t noticed the fact that your teeth may be changing, too. In fact, the enamel on their surface may have started to wear away — putting your smile in serious danger.  And it may be an important symptom of …