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Tips for Easing Jaw Pain

Tips for Easing Jaw Pain

Have you ever woken up with a sore jaw? Or maybe in the middle of the day you’ve found that eating has become difficult due to a nagging pain in your jaw? According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders (TMD) affect more than 10 million Americans. TMD can […]

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Do You Have Pain?

Do You Have Pain?

It might seem like an open-ended question, but it is an important one. Chronic pain can rule the world around you, and that’s no way to live your life. If you have ever experienced pain or a pop when yawning, talking, or chewing it is called temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). The TMJ is the area […]

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Let’s Bust Some Sleep Apnea Myths with the Truth

Let’s Bust Some Sleep Apnea Myths with the Truth

We discussed this topic several years ago, but we feel it is important to revisit it again. There are numerous myths out there about sleep apnea. And, these myths might be preventing people from getting the care they need. So, sit back, relax, and let’s bust through some of those common myths and misconceptions about […]

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Work to Relieve Your Child’s Headache Pain

Work to Relieve Your Child’s Headache Pain

Has your child ever said, “Mom, my head hurts”? Odds are you’ve heard this before and it often worries you. Headaches are common in children, occurring in children as young as two or three years old with the vast majority being benign and manageable with proper treatment. Tension Headaches The most common type among children […]

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Talk to Us (Your Dentist) About Sleep Apnea

Talk to Us (Your Dentist) About Sleep Apnea

Don’t hold back–the longer you wait, the worse it can get. We talked about the deadly Hoboken train crash, which was caused by undiagnosed sleep apnea. So, with that being said, why haven’t you sought treatment yet? Sleep apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition where breathing stops and starts repeatedly throughout the night. With more […]

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High Blood Pressure Leads to Further Complications

High Blood Pressure Leads to Further Complications

Affecting nearly 75 million Americans, high blood pressure is a known risk factor for stroke and heart disease. The American Heart Association has put together blood pressure recommendations to help people remain healthy, while avoiding hypotension or hypertension: Hypotension (too low): Lower than 90/60 mm Hg Normal: Lower than 120/80 mm Hg Prehypertension: 120/80 to […]

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Is Jaw Pain Preventing You from Enjoying Your Juicy Steak?

Is Jaw Pain Preventing You from Enjoying Your Juicy Steak?

Imagine a nice, juicy steak on the grill. It sounds delicious, doesn’t it? But what if you had trouble eating your favorite steak? That would not be fun for you. When a person suffers from jaw pain, it can prevent them from eating just about any of their favorite foods–that is, unless your favorite food […]

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Sleep Well and Lose Weight

Sleep Well and Lose Weight

Sleep matters–it’s as simple as that. And, when we don’t get enough sleep, it can cause us to gain weight. Due to the production of excessive amounts of Ghrelin, an appetite-stimulating hormone, and insufficient amounts of Leptin, an appetite-suppressing hormone, we find ourselves gaining more weight than ever before. Let’s take a look at sleeping […]