TMJ Pain Hedgesville WV

Bruxism, TMJ, and Pain

Frequent or chronic pain of any sort is a frustrating problem to have. When that pain localizes in the face and head area, it may take some time to reach an accurate conclusion about the cause. Often, resolution of the problem at hand cannot be reached until a proper diagnosis has been made. The lack […]

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Dental Services Hedgesville, WV

We Care About Your Smile – And Your Heart!

Heart health is an important matter for adults of all ages. We know now that there are several steps that we can take to support cardiovascular function as we age, and that is just one of the bits of good news. Another aspect of heart health that can make us smile is knowing that the […]

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Dental Services Hedgesville, WV

Breeze into the New Year with Your Best Smile

Does the end of the holiday season have you looking forward to something new in the coming year? This tendency toward resolutions is something that we capture early in life, largely due to traditions within our society. There is a lot of value in the New Year’s resolution, especially when there is also a workable […]

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Sensitivity: Do you Know What to Do?

Millions of people live with slight tooth sensitivity. Often, as a result of effective advertising, it is believed that sensitive teeth are just sensitive, and that comfort can improve with the right kind of toothpaste. We won’t argue the fact that there may be cases in which sensitivity is just that. However, we feel that […]

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General Dentistry Hedgesville, WV

Oral Care Tips for Students

This time of year can feel both exhilarating and stressful. The business of getting ready to go back to school can take up quite a bit of time, at least for a week or two. Now that most of the school supplies have been purchased, and many kids may be weeks into their school year, […]

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Neuromuscular Dentistry

A Look at a Different Kind of Denture

People have been replacing missing teeth with dentures for over a hundred years. We can understand the attraction that exists toward dentures. This treatment is affordable and convenient. That is, as long as a desirable outcome is achieved. Because dentures sit on the ridge of the gums, it is crucial that these fixtures fit well. […]

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A Friendly Reminder | Ken Barney DDS | Hedgesville, WV

A Friendly Reminder

You may be accustomed to receiving friendly reminders from your dentist. “It’s time for your dental cleaning!” These little notes that are sent out are necessary in these busy times. Most people are so busy that time continues to move faster and faster. The timing of dental care can easily get thrown off by several […]

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Is your Jaw Sending Distress Signals? | Ken Barney DDS | Hedgesville, WV

Is your Jaw Sending Distress Signals?

The term TMJ disorder, which describes dysfunction in the temporomandibular joints and adjoining structures, has become more recognized in recent years. You may have heard of this condition, but that doesn’t mean you would immediately spot the indicators of it in your life. Here, we want to point out some of the ways that a […]

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