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Bruxism & TMJ

  • Anxiety disorders and your oral health Some anxiety is a normal part of life, but high levels can affect your oral health just like your mental health. Here's what to look for, and what you can do to prevent issues.
  • Feeling stressed? Your dentist can tell During routine dental examinations and cleanings, dentists can detect oral symptoms of stress. If you’re feeling stressed, watch out for the following stress-related disorders.
  • Holiday stress and your oral health Economic pressures, family visits, holiday shopping, travel. These stresses may show up in your mouth. Maintain your oral health through the holidays.
  • Is your job bad for your teeth? Does your career put your teeth at risk? Find out which industries are linked to oral health risks — and what you can do to protect your mouth.
  • Nail biting can lead to bruxism Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is the unintentional grinding or clenching of teeth that may cause facial pain. Nail biting may lead to this condition.
  • What causes a toothache? Toothaches can be a temporary inconvenience or a life-threatening condition. Here's a look at some of the causes, and how serious they are.
  • What you should know about TMJ Millions of American adults suffer from chronic facial pain. The cause this pain may be related to one or both of the temporomandibular (TM) joints.