Thursday, February 26, 2015

What is TMJ?

TMJ is an acronym for Temporomandibular joint disorder, and if left untreated can be a very uncomfortable and serious disorder.

What are the symptoms of TMJ?

Also referred to as TMD, this disorder is characterized by the chronic inflammation of the temporomandibular joint, or the joint which connects the jaw to the skull.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

3 reasons to brush your teeth that have nothing to do with dental health

We all know that brushing your teeth twice a day, every day is the best way to promote dental health at home. However, did you know that brushing your teeth may have additional health benefits - that have nothing to do with your teeth?

According to different studies, experts and scientists have found possible links between regular teeth brushing and a wide array of other health benefits. These benefits can range from anywhere between respiratory health to a better sex life!

Although the benefits of regular brushing are far-reaching, here are 3 big reasons to keep brushing, other than to maintain a healthy smile.