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TMJ Disorder: Why Jaws Shouldn’t Pop

Do you notice that your jaws pop when you open and close your mouth, or that your jaws sometimes lock in an open or closed position, unable to move for a moment or two? For some people, a popping/clicking jaw is little more than an annoyance, while for others, it can be painful enough to… Read more »

Why is Snoring an Oral Health Issue?

Sleep apnea (more accurately, obstructive sleep apnea) is a condition that causes patients to stop breathing periodically in their sleep. Given that it’s marked by excessively loud snoring, you might be surprised that your best chance at finding a diagnosis, and treatment, is at your dentist’s office. However, snoring and sleep apnea are typically oral… Read more »