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Uneven Tooth Color after Bleaching? Here’s What You Need to Do

Tooth bleaching is a popular method for whitening discolored teeth, and it can be done at home or by a dentist. It’s quite common for teeth to appear unevenly colored after the procedure. However, you need to take some steps if there is an extensive difference in color, or your teeth become more heavily stained over time. Here are a…

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Arthritis and its Effect on your Oral Health

Haven’t we all heard about arthritis (or rheumatoid arthritis)? The most common symptom is pain in the joints and it also affects cardiovascular system, connective tissues and internal organs. Many a times crepitus is experienced where the joints, while functioning, brush against each other and make rubbing sounds. But did you know that arthritis can also affect your oral health?…

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TMJ and Teenagers: The Various Treatment Options

Although temporomandibular joint pain is common among adults aged 25 years and older, it is bound to develop sooner especially amongst teenagers. A majority of the cases develop during childhood due to injuries as well as constant breathing through the mouth which is associated with allergies. Thus, most teenagers live with TMJ as it remains undiagnosed, disrupting their lives without…

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Find out what sets a TMJ Headache apart

Can TMJ cause headaches? This is a common question today. Millions of people experience a telltale pain that radiates from the head and neck. This is usually preceded in by stiffness in the jaw. In most cases, the pain arising from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) is mistaken for a normal headache because of the similarity of the symptoms. Consequently, this type…

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Different TMJ Exercises to Help Alleviate Pain

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is not commonly talked about but it is crucial when opening and closing the mouth. This joint is unique as it allows forward, backward as well as side-to-side movement of the jaw. Even then, it can develop a disorder resulting in pain in the jaw or near the ears. This is referred to as Temporomandibular disorder…

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A Complete Guide to Splint Therapy

The temporomandibular joint, or the ‘jaw point’, is a hinge that connects your jaw to your temporal skull bones.  It assists in the opening and closing of your jaw, and plays an important role in letting you speak, chew, smile and yawn. Because of the frequent and constant use of the jaw point, it is a common target for recurring…