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How to cope with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to cope with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

The added stress of the COVID-19 pandemic can have severe consequences on your teeth and overall well-being. From jaw pain due to bruxism (teeth grinding) to sleepless nights, it is important that you find ways to relieve your stress during these trying times.  Throughout the pandemic so far, fear and anxiety about a new disease […]

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COVID-19 anxiety: Steps to take to remain positive

COVID-19 anxiety: Steps to take to remain positive

We are almost eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic with no true sign of it letting up. This can lead to fears about COVID-19, which can take an emotional toll on everyone, especially if you already suffer from anxiety. But it is important to note that you are not powerless. In fact, you can overcome […]

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Prepare for summer by relieving your stress now

Prepare for summer by relieving your stress now

Don’t freak out just yet. We know you need a break and you’re about to scream, but summer is in sight, which means so is a vacation. So take a deep breath in and relax–we’ve got some helpful tips for relieving stress, such as activities that will get you to summer and help eliminate any […]

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If your TMD pain is stress-related, here’s what to do

If your TMD pain is stress-related, here’s what to do

Maybe you’ve been trying to find the root cause for your temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), but are coming up short. For many, stress is the culprit. Stress affects almost everyone at some point in their lives, and approximately 77 percent of people reported that they experienced physical symptoms due to stress. That sure is a […]

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Stop! Put the ice down

Stop! Put the ice down

While eating ice might seem harmless, it can really cause damage to your health and teeth. In fact, compulsive ice chewing is actually an eating disorder in which one craves nonfood items. This can also be a sign of other serious physical, mental and emotional ailments that have long-term consequences for your health and wellbeing. […]

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Combat stress, prevent teeth grinding  

Combat stress, prevent teeth grinding  

If you’ve ever woken up with a sore jaw or constant headaches, you know just how uncomfortable it can be. These problems, as well as tense muscles, are often the result of bruxism, which is the medical term for teeth grinding. Together we can work to figure out the cause of your grinding, while also […]

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Get Ready for Summer Fun by Relieving Stress Now

Get Ready for Summer Fun by Relieving Stress Now

Don’t freak out just yet. We know you need a break and you’re about to scream, but summer is in sight, which means so is a vacation. So take a deep breath in and relax–we’ve got some helpful stress relieving activities that will get you to summer and help eliminate any discomfort you might be […]