Month: July 2023

You should have proper bite alignment.

Bad Bite? 3 Treatment Options for Proper Bite Alignment to Prevent TMJ/TMD

A misaligned bite can lead to various oral health issues, including temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders (referring to just the jaw joint itself) and temporomandibular disorders (TMD). TMJ disorders affect a significant portion of the population, with approximately 12% of people in the US experiencing them at any given time. Interestingly, women are more often affected,…
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Take care of Bruxism.

How Bruxism Affects Oral Health: Prevention and Management Strategies

As we enter our golden years and embrace the joys of retirement, maintaining good oral health becomes increasingly essential for a fulfilling and comfortable experience. While some oral health concerns may fade with age, one issue affecting many seniors is bruxism, the involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth. Although bruxism becomes less common as we…
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