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Snow and Sleigh Bells and . . . Stress?

Most people couldn’t be happier that the holiday season is upon us. There is something special about this time of year – the falling snow, the cozy fires, the white elephant gift exchange! Along with the hoopla, there is a lot of hustle and bustle to the holidays. And where there is hustle and bustle, […]

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Are you Inadvertently Causing TMJ Dysfunction?

Have you ever been watching a dramatic movie or television show and noticed the subtle movement of a character’s clenched jaw? This activity is not reserved for riveting entertainment, but is actually quite common.  Millions of people clench their jaw or grind their teeth, or both. And while this may seem an innocent habit, it […]

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The Link Between Migraines and your Mouth

TMJ disorder Migraine headaches and other chronic headaches can prevent you from living up to your full potential. More than frustrating, migraines can be downright debilitating, sending you straight to the darkest, quietest room you can find – sometimes for days at a time. Because migraines are so disruptive, it is understandable that sufferers are […]

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TMD Basics

Do you experience frequent headaches, popping sounds in your jaw, or chronic jaw pain? You may have TMD. Here’s what you should know. What is the difference between TMD and TMJ? On some occasions the terms TMD and TMJ are used interchangeably, which can be confusing. Although the terms are connected, they don’t quite mean […]

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