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How to relieve TMJ jaw pain

TMJ is otherwise known as the temporomandibular joint disorder affects millions of people across the United States. TMJ causes pain in your jaw joint and the muscles that surround the...

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Does TMJ affect the facial nerves?

The TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is located at the back of the jaw and connects the jawbone to your skull. It’s a ball and socket hinge that allows smooth jaw function,...

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What is facial growth orthodontics?

Did you know that mouth breathing, lip seal, and improper tongue posture can cause disharmonies in the jaw and lead to irregular jaw growth? One way that orthodontists are treating...

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What is the Alternative to CPAP Therapy

Have you tried CPAP therapy to address your sleep apnea only to give up on it when the mask makes it too uncomfortable for you to sleep anyway? You’re not...

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Why is orthodontic treatment necessary for some children?

Many people's general understanding of “orthodontics” is that they are used to treat crooked teeth; however, orthodontics can resolve and prevent many other problems related to the jaw and craniofacial...

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What is the most effective treatment for TMJ?

TMJ or TMJD is a common discussion and research topic at our office. Luckily for our patients, Dr. Alex is one of the best and has extensive knowledge of what...

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Is snoring affecting my relationship?

Is your spouse or partner complaining that your snoring is keeping them awake at night? Have they started sleeping in another room or become noticeably grouchier as a result of...

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What are Some Cons of Current TMJ Syndrome Treatments?

TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint which connects the jawbone to the skull. It acts like a sliding hinge, connecting a joint on each side of the jaw. The part...

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Can Facial Growth Orthodontics improve Jaw Structure?

Dental problems like underbites, overbites, and crossbites could take years and be quite painful to correct on adult patients. Orthodontics dental care treatments often rely on traditional procedures or maxillofacial...

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Caring for Aging Teeth

​Many seniors undergo drastic changes throughout their lifetime, and it is only a matter of time before they experience severe tooth loss or pain. This could be due to a...

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