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Rising Stress, More Cases of TMJ Pain

Rising Stress, More Cases of TMJ Pain

Although you often hear TMJ pain linked with stress, that’s just one possible cause. Malocclusion – literally, a bad bite, when your teeth don’t come together properly – is another. In other cases, it may be the result of habitual clenching and grinding...
What Nail Biting Can Do to Your Teeth & Gums

What Nail Biting Can Do to Your Teeth & Gums

If you’re a nail-biter, you probably don’t think of something like this happening: Can’t see what that tiny arrow is pointing to? Here’s what doctors removed from the patient’s gums: While the procedure was a success and there were no ill effects afterwards, cases...
Stress & Periodontal Disease

Stress & Periodontal Disease

As we mentioned last time, stress may increase your chances of developing poor oral health. Recent research out of Tufts University shows that emotional and oral health are connected, as both bruxism (teeth grinding) and gum disease may be triggered by stress. Stress...
Un-Grinching the Holiday Season

Un-Grinching the Holiday Season

The in-laws are arriving in less than an hour, the bathroom is not even close to clean, yet the turkey looks as sad as the Griswolds’ and you are starting to morph into a bit of a grump – even, perhaps, a Grinch. Yes, it’s just a matter of seconds before you start...
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