Why do I bite my cheek after a filling?

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Dr Anthony O'Rourke

General Dental Care
BDS (Liverpool)

If you need a filling or have decay in your tooth, the cleaning of the tooth to make it ready for the filling can irritate the nerve of the tooth and this can cause a sharp shooting pain. To save you any discomfort during this procedure, your dentist will usually administer a simple injection of Read more...

What causes TMJ pain and how is it treated?

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Dr Anthony O'Rourke

General Dental Care
BDS (Liverpool)

Firstly, what is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, which is basically a hinge that connects your jaw to your skull bones in front of each ear. It lets you move your jaw up and down and from side to side, so you can talk, chew and yawn. It is one of the most complicated Read more...

Sleep dentistry at Smile Solutions

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Dr Anthony O'Rourke

General Dental Care
BDS (Liverpool)

Modern dentistry has advanced considerably and now with the latest technologies, many procedures are now as painless as possible. Here at Smile Solutions we realise that many people may still have a fear of dental treatment. You may even have been putting off that much needed treatment because of fear, anxiety or even time constraints. Read more...

How will my cracked tooth be treated?

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Dr Anthony O'Rourke

General Dental Care
BDS (Liverpool)

Cracked teeth are a problem that many dentists deal with on a daily basis. Here at Smile Solutions we can advise you on how to avoid a cracked tooth or, should you have already had the misfortune, we can treat your cracked tooth with a favourable outcome. Why did my tooth crack? There are many Read more...