Blog - TMJ, Migraines & Headache Relief

  • Facts & Myths about TMD, TMJ, & Orofacial Pain

    TMD, TMJ Myths & Facts

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: October 7, 2017

    In dentistry as in medicine, you’ll find doctors on every side of contentious issues: is the mercury in amalgam dental fillings safe or not?  (Yes, the science is clear that it’s safe).  Is fluoride beneficial or dangerous? (Again, the science is solidly on the side of safety and efficacy).  While dentists argue about which bonding […]

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  • Treating Severe Migraines is So Satisfying

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 22, 2014

    While it’s not a huge part of our Charlotte family dental practice, treating migraine sufferers is one of the most satisfying things we do, especially when those patients have seen multiple medical specialists, had every scan known to medicine, tried every current and experimental medication…without any relief.  This is the story of one of our […]

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  • How Do I Know You Grind Your Teeth, Even if You Don’t Believe Me?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 5, 2013

    I don’t know why exactly, but patients at my Charlotte dentist office (and all around the country, according to my colleagues) seem to have a problem believing me when I say, “Wow – you grind your teeth really badly.”  In fact, the most common response is, “No I don’t!” said with a passion that makes […]

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  • Do Nightguards Work?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 3, 2012

    If there’s one main reason many people don’t wear a nightguard, it is this: most nightguards are so big and bulky, people can’t stand putting them in! At our Charlotte NC dental office Smiles by Payet Dentistry, that’s why we don’t use them any more, but offer a more comfortable and effective alternative – read on for […]

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  • My Tooth is All Cracked Up!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: December 6, 2010

    The Value of a Nightguard to Protect Teeth It’s been quite some time since I talked about how important a nightguard can be to protect teeth and decrease the risk of major problems that can cost a lot to fix.  Personally, I think it’s a little on the ironic side when someone tells me, “Doc, […]

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  • News segment with Terrie Reeves & Dr. Payet on "Train for Life", on TVNews 14 in Charlotte – coming soon!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: October 2, 2009

    Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of recording a short interview with the Founder and President (and one of my patients) of the Wellness Coalition of America, Ms. Terrie Reeves, for her weekly segment on TVNews 14 (every Sunday) called “Train for Life.” Each week, Terrie interviews people in different areas of life, all […]

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