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Bruxism Hedgesville, WV

Learn About Neuromuscular Dentistry Solutions

Hedgesville, WV area patients with dysfunction of their bite or jaw bone may be diagnosed with certain conditions that could benefit from neuromuscular dentistry. Dr. Kenneth Barney and his team of professionals are readily available to help patients who are dealing with certain conditions and help them find relief! Bite abnormalities and TMJ Two of […]

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Using Night Guards for the Treatment of Bruxism

Patients who have been diagnosed with bruxism and live in the area of Hedgesville, WV are welcome to ask Dr. Kenneth Barney about the advantages of using night guards to protect the smile. Custom-made appliances such as these are readily available in his practice for patients to consider for better oral health and wellness. What […]

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Is the Younger Generation More Affected by TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder has become a problem that more people talk about these days. Because of this, we know that at least 10 million people in our country are affected by the popping, clicking, and locking that characterize malfunctioning temporomandibular joints. In a report released by ATI Physical Therapy in 2017, it might seem as though […]

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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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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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Are your dental problems in your jaw?

Most of us don’t realize that improper alignment of the jaw and the effect that can have on surrounding muscles can be the source of mouth and teeth pain, as well as certain serious disorders, such as temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Your dentist can help Jaw misalignment – and how it negatively affects the jaw muscles […]

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A cracking, clicking jaw can be annoying, but…

At one time or another, all of us experience aches and pains, popping and cracking noises and other discomforts – some as a normal part of life, some as signs of a more serious problem. TMJ (temporalmandibular joint disorder) can be both. You might not even realize that there are specialized joints in the jaw […]

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