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Does Tongue Piercing Cause Teeth Damage?

Are you thinking of getting your tongue pierced? It is one the most flamboyant way of self-expression. But you should also be concerned about the adverse effects of infected tongue piercing and the fact that tongue piercing damages teeth. A study published in a periodontology journal revealed that 35% to 50% of their total participants reported damaged and chipped teeth…

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TMJ With Braces: Can Braces Cause TMJ?

Braces are great at realigning teeth and creating a straighter smile- this is what they were designed to do. Alongside accessories like rubber bands and headgear, braces can have a significant impact on someone’s life by giving them a beautiful smile and a more functional bite. But is it possible that while fixing one problem they could create another? In…

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Cavities In Children: All You Need To Know

Cavities are a not-so-pleasant surprise that we can get any time! They are the holes in your teeth formed over time due to tooth decay. It can get bigger and deeper if not treated in time. Cavities are pretty common in children. According to a U.S. government study, 43% of kids between 2 to 19 years of age had cavities…

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TMJ Ear Pain: Symptoms & Causes

TMJ disorder can be the factor leading to pain in your ears and jaw. Read on to know the symptoms, causes, and remedies for TMJ ear pain. You generally attribute ear pain to infection or injury. But did you know that the pain you are feeling around your ear might be TMJ pain? TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is very close to…

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TMJ Headache: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Can TMJ cause headaches? Millions of people experience a telltale pain that radiates from the head and neck. This is usually preceded 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 of headache is perhaps the most…

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