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Is it TMD or a Migraine?
Added on: July 13, 2021
man with headache

In the US, around forty million people regularly have migraines. Worldwide, that number is closer to one billion. According to the National Headache Foundation, migraines are the #2 cause of disability worldwide. Migraines are a phenomenon that negatively affects so many people yet 16 million sufferers in the US alone… Read More…

Posted In: TMJ Therapy
July Pet Food Drive
Added on: June 29, 2021
Pet food drive

At Stanley Dentistry, we loving giving back to the Wake County community in any way we can. We decided that this summer, we would focus our outreach efforts on our furry friends in need. Post COVID-19 life has been hard for a lot of people — which means it’s also… Read More…

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Ear Pain and TMD
Added on: June 4, 2021
Ear pain and TMD

Think you have an ear infection? The pain may actually be stemming from issues with your jaw. As strange as it sounds, ear pain and the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) are intricately connected. The TMJ connects your jawbone to your skull and allows you to eat and talk. It’s located near… Read More…

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Top TMJ Specialist in Cary, North Carolina
Added on: May 24, 2021
Downtown Cary

Does your jaw click when you’re talking or eating? Do you wake up in the morning to a sore or “locked” jaw? Are you suffering from persistent ear pain that your doctor can’t diagnose? If you answered “yes” to even one of those questions, there may be a problem with… Read More…

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How Our Dentists Fix TMJ Pain
Added on: May 24, 2021
Stanley Dentistry in Cary, NC

For what feels like the millionth morning in a row, you wake up with a sore jaw, a painful headache, and facial pain. You’ve gone to your dentist and your general doctor about the problem but they’ve yet to give you a real, solid solution. Your dentist gave you a… Read More…

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A Brief History of The Dental Chair: From Wooden To Smart
Added on: May 3, 2021
Stanley Dentistry in Cary, NC

Chances are, going to see the dentist is not at the top of your to-do list. Most people don’t necessarily enjoy their trips to the dentist — even if they understand that they’re necessary. While modern-day dentistry may still make some people uncomfortable, there have been huge improvements over the… Read More…

Find Your Smile Scholarship 2021
Added on: April 22, 2021
north carolina scholarship

It’s that time of the year again! We’re happy to announce that, from May 1 to June 16, we will be accepting applications for our Find Your Smile scholarship! The scholarship is intended to reward a deserving student who is or will be attending a 4-year college or university and… Read More…

Jaw Clicking While Eating? See a Dentist.
Added on: April 12, 2021
Stanley Dentistry in Cary, NC

Almost everyone will experience some kind of jaw pain or jaw clicking at some point in their life. Sometimes these symptoms are serious and can point to a larger issue and sometimes they’re purely temporary and go away on their own. Because jaw clicking is so common, we do tend… Read More…

Posted In: TMJ Therapy
Are Dental X-Rays Dangerous?
Added on: March 30, 2021
Stanley Dentistry in Cary, NC

Should you be worried about getting a dental x-ray? Or do the benefits outweigh the risks? Dr. David Baranowski breaks down dental x-rays and why you should get them.

Posted In: Family Dentistry
Meet Dr. James Harold
Added on: March 22, 2021
TMJ doctor - Stanley Dentistry in Cary, NC

We’re very happy to welcome Dr. James Harold to our practice! Dr. Harold specializes in helping patients suffering from TMD/TMJ.

Posted In: TMJ Therapy
Are Whiter Teeth Healthier?
Added on: March 8, 2021

Are whiter teeth actually healthier? Or is it purely cosmetic? Our dental experts break down the difference between pretty and healthy teeth.

Periodontal Disease and COVID-19
Added on: March 3, 2021
Stanley Dentistry in Cary, NC

Recent studies show that people with periodontal disease are more likely to suffer severe symptoms after contracting COVID-19.

Posted In: Family Dentistry