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Signs and Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder TMJ

As many as 10 million people have TMJ. A condition that affects the temporomandibular joint, the hinge joint between the lower jaw and temporal bone. (To find the joint, place your fingers on your face about a quarter inch from your ear and open your jaw; you’ll feel the joint move.)

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How to Solve Bleeding and Receding Gums

Maintaining healthy gums is a crucial part of oral health. Common problems with gums include inflammation of the gums, bleeding gums and gum recession. All three of these conditions signal a greater oral health issue that if left unchecked can cause severe infection or even tooth loss.

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What is a cavity?

The majority of adults age 20 and older have had at least one cavity in their permanent teeth. Many people have an idea of what a cavity is, but not much of a clue about how a cavity is actually formed. The treatment for a cavity can be as simple as a small filling, with unattended cavities requiring root canals or crowns to salvage damaged teeth.

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a time to recognize and combat tooth decay, the #1 chronic childhood disease in America. As many as 20 million children have had cavities in their primary teeth by age 11. Even more alarming is the nearly one-quarter of children who will not receive dental care for tooth decay.

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Health Concerns Your Dentist Can Detect

The mouth-body connection is strong. Many diseases and illnesses show symptoms in the mouth, often before other symptoms appear in the body. Staying on top of dental hygiene, as well as routine dental appointments keeps the mouth healthy and can help screen for potential complications.

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New Study Links Gum Disease to Elevated Breast Cancer Risk

A new study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, which confirms that women with periodontal (gum) disease are at as much as a 36% higher risk for developing breast cancer.

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Winterproof Your Mouth

The cold winter months can take a toll on the mouth: hot beverages can burn the inside of the mouth, colder temperatures can leave the teeth feeling extra sensitive and delicate lips crack and dry with the cold weather.

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What you should know about tooth whitening strips

A dazzling smile for holiday photos is at the top of our seasonal wish lists, but before you reach for at-home tooth whitening kits, read these careful considerations for safely whitening your smile.

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5 Tips for Diabetes Patients to Maintain a Healthy Mouth

More than 29 million American adults suffer from diabetes. Among a range of predisposed health conditions, diabetics are twice as likely to develop gum disease, and are at an alarmingly higher risk of developing tooth decay and tooth loss.

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The Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth

Dressing up and trick-or-treating creates lasting memories for the whole family, but there’s nothing spookier than cavities in your teeth. Moderation is key when it comes to tempting Halloween delights for your little ones.

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