(703) 565-2503

Rye Smiles for Life
10614 Warwick Avenue, Ste A, Fairfax, VA 22030

Our Blog

What Are the Causes of Jaw Tightness?

Jaw tightness is a painful condition in which the muscles in your jaw are constantly tense. Since your jaw is used in important movements such as speaking and chewing, this can create chronic pain that ranges from mild to severe.

Continue reading

Find Relief from Temporomandibular Stiffness and Jaw Clenching

Do you ever wake up with headaches or a tender jaw? You could be suffering from symptoms of bruxism, or teeth grinding, but what are the causes and symptoms of bruxism, and how can you find relief? Dr. Gordon Rye explains it.

Continue reading

Thank You for Sharing Your Experience.

We are proud of our team of professionals!

Continue reading

Longtime TMJ sufferer Orsi has finally found relief with the Neuromuscular Dentistry experts at Rye Smiles for Life.

Orsi, a doting wife and former fashion model, felt self-conscious about her smile. Growing up in Eastern Europe, Orsi did not have adequate dental care to properly care for her smile or maintain her dental health. In addition to her dream of obtaining a beautiful “Hollywood” smile, she also began having headaches due to a misaligned bite. She was referred…

Continue reading

Dentistry: Not Always About Teeth

Of course we all know that the dentist is the person to contact when teeth or gum problems arise. There are other issues, however, that can also be tackled by dentistry. Did you know that some types of headaches, neck pain, facial pain, or ringing in the ears can be caused by misalignment in the bite? …

Continue reading

Another TMJ Success Story

James from Fairfax had headaches all his life. His TMJ joints popped and clicked all the time, and he couldn’t bring his back molars together. Since molars protect the joints, and since they don’t touch, his joints have been deteriorating over the years. We treated his TMJ by creating an orthotic for him to wear 24/7. …

Continue reading

A Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD) Success Story: Rebecca from Winchester

Rebecca came to us with her right jaw locked. She told us she suffered from headaches, shoulder and neck pain, clenching, and grinding. She also experienced tingling in her fingertips. She had spent thousands of dollars on root canals and MRIs to treat dental pain, and she was in treatment with a neurologist for migraine therapy once…

Continue reading

Take the bite out of your migraines

Chronic migraine sufferers are finding relief where you would least expect it – in a dentist’s chair. A trip to a specially–trained dentist could provide relief from pain caused by temporomandibular (jaw joint) disorder, or TMD – which is at the root of migraine and tension headaches. In addition to chronic headaches and migraines, TMD has been linked to…

Continue reading

Request an appointment today!

Call our office at (703) 565-2503

Request Now

Site Navigation

Office Hours

  • Monday
    8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Thursday
    8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Appointment request

New patients are welcome! To request an appointment use our online form or call:

(703) 565-2503

Our Location

Rye Smiles for Life

10614 Warwick Avenue, Ste A, Fairfax, VA 22030

(703) 565-2503