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What is Burning Mouth Syndrome?

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This condition has much about it that remains unknown, and is very hard to pinpoint the cause of. The areas that may be very uncomfortable are the tongue, gums, lips, inside of the cheeks, and the roof of the mouth. This is a severe burning, as if you have accidentally encountered flame, or boiling water on the tongue. The pain ...

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Healthy, or More Sugar than you Bargained For: Flavored Water

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In America and all around the globe, many have become obsessed with getting as many nutrients as possible, with as few servings on the intake side. Just as with stimulants such as Guarana, there are always many promised and claims made about effectiveness, but there are known side effects of anything promised to act like pure gold and promising to ...

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Crossbite: Solving the Problem of the Antagonist Tooth


Crossbite is a condition that is not as easily noticed by some as an overbite, but still poses to the patient a dental misalignment of the arches. What happens to cause it is that some teeth are either closer to the cheek or tongue then their corresponding tooth in the lower dental arch. This condition can involve a single tooth ...

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Bad Breath : The Predicament Many Find Themselves In

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Everyone has been in a situation where someone offers them a breath mint or stick of gum: sometimes after a spicy meal, snack of chips, or long day at the office. But what about the instances where you realize that the gum and mints are being offered up more often than ever, and nothing you do is working? There are ...

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TMD: Shedding Light on the Disorder of the Jaw


Some of the basics regarding TMD The Temporomandibular or (TM) joint is the main joint within the jaw. There are two jaws that work together in conjunction, one in front of each ear. The muscles that are in control of these joints are what governs the movement of the jaw to go up and down, side to side, and forward ...

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Periodontal Disease: How it’s Acquired and Methods of Battling It

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Men are more likely to show signs of periodontal disease than women, and it usually will not develop until their 30’s or 40’s. There are still some patients who may develop it in their 20’s,and those in their teens can still develop gingivitis, which is a milder form of the gum trouble that can lead to periodontal disease. While it ...

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Dental Anxiety and Fears

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What is Dental Anxiety? What true dental anxiety entails is a bit more than rational fear of going to the dentist. Even if some people know that they are just going to be examined and not have to actually have a tooth pulled or anything painful, sometimes just the idea of being in the dentist’s chair is enough to completely ...

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Dental Fear of Needles

Not a condition that is simple or one that doesn’t cause problems, millions of Americans suffer from a fear of needles. The fear of pain or injections, along with the drawing of blood, can happen to those who have had to spend much of their life getting shots, or even those who have had very few shots. Fear of needles ...

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Dealing With Gingivitis

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what is this condition? Gingivitis is known as the earliest stages of gum disease, and can affect the entire body, not just the mouth. It is typically caused by the absence of well performed oral hygiene, and is a buildup of plaque within the mouth. When plaque builds up after a certain sensitive threshold, many of the affected areas turn ...

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