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Sleep apnea treatment Pittsburgh

How changing your diet helps sleep apnea

Last modified: July 6th, 2021

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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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

Last modified: May 2nd, 2022

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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5 helpful exercises for TMJ relief

Last modified: April 27th, 2021

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?

Last modified: April 7th, 2021

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?

Last modified: March 8th, 2021

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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How to relieve TMJ jaw pain

Last modified: February 10th, 2021

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?

Last modified: February 4th, 2021

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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Facial growth orthodontics

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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CPAP Treatment

What is the Alternative to CPAP Therapy

Last modified: December 3rd, 2020

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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