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The painful complications associated with TMD

The painful complications associated with TMD

Your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is the most heavily used and under appreciated joint in the human body. The TMJ is the reason you can open and close your mouth as well as extending and moving your jaw side-to-side. This joint helps you eat, talk and express yourself through facial expressions.  It’s easy to see […]

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Dentists can diagnose headaches

Dentists can diagnose headaches

Have you found that you suffer from headaches more often than you don’t? Sometimes headaches can be so disruptive that you lose out on some of your tasks that need to be accomplished for the day. If you do suffer from headaches, it is important to understand the underlying cause. But it is also important […]

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Pandemic stress is leading to more cracked teeth

Pandemic stress is leading to more cracked teeth

As COVID-19 continues to grip the nation, more and more pandemic-related illnesses and physical ailments are rising. From shingles to quarantine fatigue, Americans are going through a lot. One common problem is cracked teeth.  Were cracked teeth a problem prior to the pandemic? Cracked teeth aren’t uncommon by any means, but the cases have risen […]

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How prolotherapy can help improve your jaw pain

How prolotherapy can help improve your jaw pain

If you are suffering from jaw pain or temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), it can interrupt your daily life. However, there is another treatment option available that can help you find relief from your pain: prolotherapy. Let’s take a look at what prolotherapy is and how it can help relieve your jaw pain.  What is prolotherapy? […]

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Addressing rheumatoid arthritis caused jaw pain

Addressing rheumatoid arthritis caused jaw pain

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disorder that affects the joints, particularly the hands and feet. However, other joints in the body can be affected as well, including the jaw. We often forget how frequently we use our jaw to talk, to eat, to drink, because it comes so naturally. If your rheumatoid arthritis is […]