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3 Surprising Toothache Causes

Got a pain in your mouth? Don’t assume the worst right away. Cavities aren’t the only things that can make your teeth hurt. Check out these three common toothache causes – and what you can do to combat them. Sinus problems. If your upper rear teeth are giving you trouble, you may have a sinus […]

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Tooth Grinding & How to Stop It

There’s nothing worse than waking up feeling more tired that when you went to sleep the night before. Waking up with a headache is even worse. Headaches are the “number one pain problem” in the U.S. and affect approximately 40% of individuals, according to the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP). Many tension headaches can […]

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Stress can take a toll on your mouth.

When Stress Takes a Bite Out of Your Oral Health

You already know that stress can be physically harmful. It can raise blood pressure and cause severe headaches, among other things. What’s often overlooked is that stress can also take a toll on your mouth. If you’re feeling the pressure lately, pay extra attention to your oral health. Here are some things to look for: […]

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Nocturnal Tooth Grinding: Is Your Mouth Getting Rest?

While you are sleeping your mouth may be very active. If you find yourself waking up in the morning with headaches, unexplained facial pain, sore jaw, neck aches or earaches, you may have sleep bruxism, also known as tooth grinding. Many people experience some extent of tooth grinding, but only about 8 percent of the […]

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Teeth That Go ‘Crunch’ in the Night

It’s the middle of the night and all is quiet and calm – except your teeth! Teeth that rattle and crunch all night can mean aches and pains in the morning – and broken teeth in the long run. If you wake up with unexplained headaches, earaches, neck aches, facial pain or a sore jaw, […]

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