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Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches?

Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches?

Headaches are debilitating. How often do you wake up with a headache? But did you know that your headache can be caused by a dental problem? Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD), Clenching, and Grinding can all be causes of headaches. The cause of TMD can vary from unknown causes to trauma from an accident. A patient can […]

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Stress- The Silent Killer!

Stress- The Silent Killer!

Are you able to cope with stress effectively? We all have stress in our lives on occasion. For some, stress can be debilitating. Not only is stress being blamed for diseases such as heart disease, there is also evidence showing it’s link to gum disease. Stress can affect our sleep habits and damage teeth. During […]

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Are You Grinding Your Teeth?

Are You Grinding  Your Teeth?

3-22-16 Did you know that approximately 30 million adults are affected by bruxism (clenching or grinding of teeth)? Bruxism is most commonly linked to stress and can also be the body’s reaction to teeth being aligned wrong, a side effect of medication, or even sleep apnea. It often occurs during sleep. Symptoms of bruxism are […]

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Headaches, Neck Aches, and Toothaches…OH MY!

Headaches, Neck Aches, and Toothaches…OH MY!

7-22-15 Did you know that approximately 30 million adults are affected by bruxism (clenching or grinding of teeth?) Bruxism is most commonly linked to stress and can also be the body’s reaction to teeth being aligned wrong, a side effect of medication, or even sleep apnea. It often occurs during sleep. Symptoms of bruxism are […]

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I’m a little STRESSED right now……

I'm a little STRESSED right now......

April 15, 2015 Did you know STRESS can play havoc in our lives and to our health? Stress can also affect our sleep habits and damage teeth. Most of us know what it takes to keep our teeth healthy, but many don’t realize the effects stress can have on our teeth and bodies. We are […]