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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge-like connection point between your jaw and skull. It is what allows us to move our jaw when we eat or talk. Several factors can cause this joint to become irritated or inflamed leading to a painful condition called temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD.

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Meditation for Anyone

Meditation for Anyone

Meditation may seem like an intimidating word to many people. You may be picturing a person on a mountain or on the beach with absolutely no thoughts in their head. However, many of us use some form of meditation on a daily basis without even knowing it! There are many different kinds of meditation and […]

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Are You Putting Too Much Toothpaste on Your Child’s Toothbrush?

Are You Putting Too Much Toothpaste on Your Child’s Toothbrush?

It is very important to begin attending to your child’s oral health even before teeth appear in their mouth! But, how much toothpaste should you be using? In commercials we see a long strip of toothpaste covering the entire brush head, but studies show this is nowhere close the recommended amount.

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Gluten Allergy Flare Up: Is Your Nightguard the Culprit?

Gluten Allergy Flare Up: Is Your Nightguard the Culprit?

by Bela Bernstein, RDH Nightguards are one of the most powerful oral appliances to keep many patients comfortable after experiencing chronic jaw pain and tooth sensitivity.  When choosing the appropriate type of nightguard for each patient, not only should the cause of the problem be considered but systemic issues as well.  One such example is […]

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