TMJ disorder – What is it? How to treat it?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the lower jaw, called the mandible, to the bone at the side of the head—the temporal bone. This joint allows the jaw to move smoothly up and down and side to side giving us the ability to chew food, talk, yawn etc. To keep this joint working smoothly their lies…

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The Best Ways to Whiten Sensitive Teeth

Have you noticed that your teeth aren’t as bright as they once were? Does it seem like stains cling to your teeth more than they used to, even after thorough brushing and flossing? There are many teeth whitening systems out there, some are quick fixes, others more long term. However, if you have sensitive teeth,…

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What is Oil Pulling? Does it really work?

Oil pulling – have you heard this term being thrown about the health and wellness blogosphere? Oil pulling is a practice that is quickly gaining a lot of attention in the oral health world. But does it deserve all the hype or is it just another health fad that is not worth jumping on the…

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How Can I Tell If My Child Needs Braces?

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Parenting is a huge responsibility and looking after a child’s emotional and physical well being is not always an easy task. Parents are generally concerned with making sure that their child is eating right, has regular checkups at the GP, and washes his or her hands after using the restroom. And most children are familiar…

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