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What Causes TMD?

What Causes TMD?

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

In third installment of our TMJ/TMD series, I’ll explain the most common causes of TMD. Bruxism: This is when you clench your teeth together and move them slowly back and forth in a gnawing/gnashing way. When you clench 2 things … Continue reading

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Anatomy of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

Anatomy of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

I actually feel as if I’m back in dental school, except this time, I’m not the student…I’m the teacher. My goal with this entry is to make sure that information relating to TMJ, which can get quite technical, is presented … Continue reading

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Our office is now open. We are taking the following precautions to combat COVID-19;

  • A plexiglass barrier stands on the front desk in the waiting room.
  • All patients have their temperature taken with a non-touch digital infra-red thermometer.
  • All staff wear mask, gloves, gown, bonnet, goggles and face shield.
  • Hand sanitizers are readily available for staff and patient use.
  • Patients will wait outside or in their car until their appointment time.
  • No visitors are permitted in the office.
  • Social distancing will remain in effect in the office.
  • Patients experiencing influenza-like-illness (fever with a cough, sore throat or muscle aches) should not come to the office.
  • Air purifiers with hepa filters have been installed in each operatory and waiting room.
  • All COVID-19 precautions put forth by both the dental and hygiene boards have been put into force in the office.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 
Dr Axelrad and Staff