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The Symptoms of TMJ and How to Eliminate Pain

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Your jaw joints – the temporomandibular joints – work together when you chew, speak, and swallow. This complex system is built on a series of tiny hinges in front of your ears, but when they’re out of alignment, they can

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Best Practices for Caring for Orthodontic Appliances

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If you’re receiving care from an orthodontist, you’re probably using an orthodontic appliance. These pieces of rubber, wire, and metal will get you on your way to a healthy, beautiful smile, but you’ll have to put in a little effort

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5 Easy Ways to Treat and Prevent Sensitive Teeth

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If you felt a tinge of pain in your mouth the last time you enjoyed a hot or cold beverage, you probably have sensitive teeth. This sensitivity occurs when there is a breakdown in your tooth enamel that exposes your

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Parents’ Guide to Baby’s Teeth

Everything New Parents Need to Know About Your Baby’s Teeth As parents, we look forward to the many milestones our babies reach. Special “firsts” help us monitor our child’s development and reassure us that things are progressing as they should.

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The Connection Between Oral Health and Heart Health 

February is the month set aside for tending to matters of the heart, and not just the frilly kind of hearts that we see on Valentine’s cards. The heart we are talking about is the one that keeps you alive.

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What Moms Need to Know About Teeth During Pregnancy

Oral Health Care During Pregnancy When you’re pregnant, it seems that everything in your world revolves around that tiny life growing inside of you. You think about how every single thing you do will impact your health, and ultimately the

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Mental Health and Oral Health: What’s the Connection?

What’s the connection between oral health and mental health? There’s an old saying that goes “Smile and the world smiles with you; frown and you frown alone.” The idea is that smiles can be contagious, but loneliness and depression tend to

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Tips For Eating When You’re Dealing With Mouth Conditions

Eating is supposed to be an enjoyable experience.  However, certain dental and mouth conditions can make eating not only a nuisance but also a painful task.  While not eating isn’t an option, choosing what you eat can lessen both issues

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Receding Gums: How to prevent receding gums and what can be done about them

Receding gums are a condition where your gums pull back from the tooth surface, exposing the root surfaces of your teeth. Receding gums are most common in adults 40 and over. For this reason, it’s often misconceived as a normal

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The Effects of Sugar On Your Teeth: Halloween Edition

As the ghosts and ghouls make their way through the Halloween festivities, there’s one thing to keep in mind: sugar can seriously damage those pearly fangs. Your mouth is full of hundreds of bacteria. Most of them are necessary to

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