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Everything you need to know about gum grafting and pinhole gum treatment - Pittsburgh Dentist

Everything you need to know about gum grafting and pinhole gum treatment

Gums are an important part of your mouth. They protect your teeth, keep them where they are meant to be, and help protect the bones in your mouth from disease....

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What happens when TMJ is left untreated - Pittsburgh Dentist

What happens when TMJ is left untreated?

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is painful. It can have some negative effects on your life and overall health if left untreated. What might you experience if you ignore visiting a...

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Sleep apnea vs. insomnia - Pittsburgh Dentist

Sleep apnea vs. insomnia

Many people confuse sleep apnea with insomnia. They are two different conditions with similar symptoms. Though both issues stop you from getting a good night’s rest, insomnia is the inability...

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Controlled arch orthodontics and the age children can get braces - Pittsburgh Dentist

Controlled arch orthodontics and the age children can get braces

Have you noticed any of the following oral health issues with your child? Crowded teeth Teeth that don’t fit together properly Recessed or protruding jaw Mouth breathing Continual cheek biting...

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Neuromuscular Dentist

Food that soothes TMJ

TMJ is hard to live with and it can really affect your life with eating, talking, singing, and or anything to do with stretching or exercising the jaw. Neuromuscular dentists...

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Facial growth orthodontics

5 Orthodontics truths that will make you say WOW!

Orthodontics have been around for a long time. Much longer than one would think in fact. Orthodontics have been around since ancient Egypt and there were even mummies found with...

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Sleep apnea treatment Pittsburgh

How changing your diet helps sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a medical condition that affects millions of people all over the world. What is it? An occurrence where your throat muscles relax and block your airway, causing...

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Customized sports mouthguards in Wexford

Why your mouth is not opening all the way

Help! You are having trouble opening your mouth all the way. This is causing issues with chewing properly, speaking clearly, and your jaw is painful and tender. You may be...

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Everything you need to know about our Smile Virtual program

If you have a dental concern that you have been waiting to talk to a dentist about, then now is the time! Dr. Alex has partnered with Smile Virtual, a...

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TMJ specialist

5 helpful exercises for TMJ relief

TMJ is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. When you experience temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain, you get headaches, pain in your jaw, ear, and neck, and it...

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