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Recognizing the Symptoms of TMJ

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and muscle disorders, commonly called “TMJ,” are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and the muscles that control jaw movement. Some estimates suggest that over 10 million Americans are affected … Continue reading

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How Serious Is Your Teeth Grinding?

Everyone gets stressed out once in a while. For some of us, stress can result in clenching or grinding our teeth, also known as bruxism. Grinding teeth at night—sleep bruxism—is considered a sleep-related movement disorder, like snoring and sleep apnea. … Continue reading

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