Category Archives: News and Events

Harvey’s Damage, Stress, and TMD

It’s probably safe to assume that stress levels in Houston residents have been excessively high since late August. When Hurricane Harvey hit our vibrant city, we saw businesses and homes flooded, lives destroyed, and a long road ahead of repair … Continue reading

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Dr. Auvenshine – September 2017

I have some really great news for you this month! About two weeks ago, I received notification through the Texas Dental Association Newsletter that the State of Texas will now allow those of us who are board certified in our … Continue reading

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Can My TMJ Cartilage Be Repaired?

A temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is more than just a temporary inconvenience. When it’s left unmanaged for too long, the jaw joint can sustain long-term and even permanent damage. The cartilage can become worn down, causing chronic pain and other issues. … Continue reading

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Out of This World Water – We’ll Drink to That!

As Dr. Pettit pointed out, water is essential for healthy living. Unfortunately, many people bypass water because it’s a little boring to taste buds. Well, this fruity recipe will make anyone want to guzzle down a gallon of water. It … Continue reading

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TMJ Specialist: Identity Crisis

As many of you know, the title of “TMJ specialist” is confusing and debatable. At MedCenter TMJ, we want the public to know that we have a passion for treating disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). We want the public … Continue reading

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Ideas for Celebrating New Year’s Eve as a Family

Happy New Year! We’re just a few days from ringing in 2015. How are you planning on celebrating the occasion? Keep reading for fun ideas on how to celebrate New Year’s Eve as a family throughout the entire day, from … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From the MedCenter TMJ Team

Merry Christmas to all our patients, family and friends! As we all get ready to celebrate the holiday with our loved ones, Dr. Auvenshine, Dr. Pettit and the entire team at MedCenter TMJ want to take a moment to say … Continue reading

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Creative Family Christmas Ideas in Houston

The holidays are our favorite time of year here at MedCenter TMJ. Twinkling Christmas lights create magical displays, delicious hot chocolate is in abundance and there is a cheer all around that reminds us of every blessing in life. It’s … Continue reading

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Enjoy Halloween with TMD-Friendly Costumes & Candy

Halloween is a really fun holiday for kids and adults, but for those with TMD the festivities can be cut short by pain. Tempting Halloween treats and certain costume accessories may aggravate TMJ pain to the point that it ruins … Continue reading

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Tech Savvy Apps for TMD

Medical science has come a long way in the past 50 years. Of course, few doctors make house calls anymore, but today’s consumers have a whole host of products at their disposal which can help better document and manage their … Continue reading

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