6 Signs Your Partner Has TMJ: Tips from Indianapolis TMJ Specialist

Dr. Mike DeldarGeneral / Family Dentistry, TMJ0 Comments

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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is painful because it impacts bone and muscular activity throughout the head and face. As a TMJ specialist in the greater Indianapolis area, I’m here to let you know that this disorder can manifest as many symptoms – not just jaw pain. You and your partner may believe these are isolated symptoms, but they could very well indicate a TMJ or Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) diagnosis. Many people avoid seeking treatment for this condition because they believe surgery is the only solution. As a TMJ dentist, I can tell you this isn’t true: many non-invasive treatment … Read More

ADHD from Sleep Apnea: What Parents Need to Know

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea0 Comments

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Is it just me or are more and more children being treated for ADHD? Unfortunately, what many in the medical community haven’t been aware of until recently is that there is a link between sleeping disorders and behavioral disorders. Recent studies have shown that there is a strong link between sleep apnea and many behavior problems in children. This means that your child might not be suffering from actual ADHD. Instead, they may be suffering from the symptoms of ADHD from sleep apnea. What else do the studies show? And how can we help our children? ADHD from Sleep Apnea … Read More

Your Mouth is What You Eat

Dr. Mike DeldarGeneral / Family Dentistry, Oral Health0 Comments

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If you are anything like most Americans, you probably believe that your oral health isn’t greatly influenced by what you eat. However, two of the most common diseases I see in my family dentist practice – tooth decay (caries) and gum disease (periodontal disease) – are easily impacted, treated, and managed by diet alone. Bacteria occur naturally in the mouth, but when too much sugar or starch is consumed, acids are created that directly attack tooth enamel. These acids contribute to the breakdown of healthy teeth and gums, leading to decay and gum disease. Although many people recognize the danger … Read More

Fight Against Migraines: Free Workshop by Dr. Deldar

Dr. Mike DeldarTMJ, TMJ Dentistry, TMJ Migraines, TMJ Treatment Category, TMJ/TMD0 Comments

Free migraines workshop for those that suffer from migraines, that want migraine relief and to see what treatments are out there for migraines and headaches. Presented by TMJ specialist, Dr. Deldar

Dr. Deldar’s Migraines Workshop is back with “Fight Against Migraines” If you have chronic migraines or headaches, and/or you suffer from TMJ, join us at our Migraines Workshop “Fight Against Migraines” on September 28. Thursday, September 28, 2017 At Deldar Dental 6:00-7:00PM Free Workshop with appies and refreshments served. With over 20 years of experience as a TMJ specialist, Dr. Deldar has seen it all: severe migraines that led to dizziness, loss of appetite, nausea, blurred vision, and even vomiting for some patients. Migraines can last up to 72 hours if they are untreated! Attending this workshop may help patients … Read More

How Heavy Backpacks Can Affect Posture and Aggravate TMJ Disorder in Kids

Dr. Mike DeldarGeneral / Family Dentistry, TMJ/TMD0 Comments

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Your jaw, your health, and your posture – most people don’t lump these three together. What you may not realize, though, is that they all affect each other in significant ways. Your kids are especially susceptible. For instance, did you know that heavy backpacks can contribute to TMD (temporomandibular jaw disorder)? Kids, Heavy Backpacks, and Poor Posture: A Bad Combination for Health Almost every kid who goes to school has a backpack. It’s a practical necessity for every student – they can bring home lots of textbooks. I regularly see them loaded down with their heavy backpacks, and all I can do … Read More