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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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Neuromuscular dentist

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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Oral health

What are some effective treatments for teeth grinding?

Teeth grinding is a serious oral health challenge that affects a large and widespread population of Americans. The challenge with teeth grinding, otherwise known as bruxism, is that if not...

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Neuromuscular disorders

When do you need to see a neuromuscular dentist?

The term neuromuscular dentist is one you won’t come across often. For many patients who suffer from jaw pain and migraines, seeking the help of a dentist who specializes in...

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TMJ Treatment

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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TMJ treatment in Pittsburgh

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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