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The Strange Connection between TMJ Disorder, Stress, Anxiety & Depression

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Temporomandibular joint disorder, also known simply as TMJ or TMD, is a condition that affects the hinge or joint connecting the upper and lower jaw. Chronic pain and other issues are common when this joint is not working as it should. People who suffer from this disorder often face depression, anxiety and stress as well. Here’s what the research says…

Does TMD Affect Women More Often Than Men?

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Did you know that about 90% of the ten million reported cases of people affected by TMJ are made by women in their child-baring years? In fact, studies revealed that women are about three times more likely than men to seek treatment for temporomandibular disorders and the ratio of the number of women seeking help for severe TMJ symptoms as…

Tooth Care Tips to Keep Your Kid’s Smile Healthy This Halloween

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It’s that time of the year again! Sweet treats, spooky decor, zombies, and witches are all set for the annual trick-or-treat haul. Like every year, this year also parents will spend billions on costumes and candies while kids will have one sole goal in mind – accumulating piles of candy which is no less than a nightmare for every parent.…

What You Need to Know About TMJ Disorders in Children and Adolescents

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Did you know that like adults, even children are at a risk of developing TMJ disorders? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has found cases of TMJ pain in children as young as infants. While it is extremely rare, there are instances of TMD development in young children and teens. One study has reported that 4.2% of adolescents aged…

Diet Dos and Don’ts after Getting a Tooth Implant

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Recovering from a dental implant surgery is a process that requires you to take a few precautions especially on your diet and hygiene. This is because of getting the dental implants to fuse with the bone tissue to ensure proper support for implants and stability. Generally, a soft diet is recommended for five to seven days to ensure that the…

Pregnancy Dental Care 101

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Good oral health is important for everyone, but it’s even more critical to take care of your teeth and gums when you’re expecting a baby. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can affect your dental health, especially when you’re battling with morning sickness and food cravings. Here are some common dental problems you may face while pregnant: Pregnancy Gingivitis – Increased levels…

The Unseen Implications of Losing Teeth

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Modern dentistry seeks to restore comfort, speech, aesthetics, normal functions as well as health to those individuals that have lost teeth. This is the answer to the rise in the number of people experiencing loss of teeth due to aging. This task becomes even more challenging when a person has more teeth missing. Consequently, continued research in the development of…

How to Handle Dental Emergencies

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  Dental emergencies can happen at any time. But, if you handle the situation immediately trauma to the mouth and teeth can be significantly reduced. The infographic provided below shows you how to deal with commonly occurring dental emergencies: Special Tip – Keep a dental emergency kit on stand-by at all times. A dental aid kit must include a handkerchief,…

Searching for Effective Teeth Whitening Solutions? Read This to Ensure that You Get the Best!

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Are any of these your most searched topics on internet? How to whiten teeth Home remedies for teeth whitening Do teeth whitening strips work Professional teeth whitening cost If your answer is yes and you too like thousands of others are obsessed with having those perfect pearly whites, and are contemplating whether to choose Over-the-Counter (OTC) whitening products or seek…

Did You Know These Amazing Foods Could Help Improve Your Oral Health? Dig in!

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When oral health is at stake, the most common suggestions we come across are the don’ts, especially the ones related to foods. But what if you find crunchy, delicious and naturally sweet food options to maintain good oral health? Well, below is a compilation of some of the best foods for oral health. Farm Fresh The list of health benefits…