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Sleep Bruxism: Just Stress, or TMJ?

Do you wake up tired with a sore jaw, sensitive teeth, headache, or even an earache? Does your family or partner report hearing you grinding your teeth in your sleep? Have you noticed the surfaces of your teeth wearing down? Then you may be one of the approximately one third of people who suffer from […]

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Caring For Your Porcelain Veneers

You may have heard about how versatile and effective are as a cosmetic dentistry solution to a variety of aesthetic problems. From discoloration to cracks and chips to gapped teeth, porcelain veneers have the ability to completely transform your smile in just three appointments. Here’s how they work: Porcelain veneers are thin “covers” for your […]

Could Acupuncture Help Treat Chronic Pain?

Acupuncture, like all alternative medicine, remains controversial. There are deep divides between those who believe it is effective and those who call it a pseudoscience. But people suffering from chronic pain will explore any avenue that may lead to relief. Although people often use acupuncture to treat chronic pain, evidence that it is effective has […]

Untreated Sleep Apnea: The Sleeping Killer

Some of the health risks tied to hypertension, more casually known as high blood pressure, are simply unpleasant, but many can be disabling: decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, glaucoma, retinoplasty, decreased bone density, or depression or anxiety as a result of medications. But the majority of the medical problems that hypertension exposes you to do far […]