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What You Need to Know About TMJ Disorder

Feb 14th, 2018 | By

The temporomandibular joints, or the TMJs, are the joints in front of the ears, on both sides of the head. The TMJ joints connect to the skull and enable movement for speaking, chewing, and yawning. TMJ disorder occurs when something irritates or damages the joint and the surrounding nerves and soft tissues. TMJ disorder symptoms

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Oct 25th, 2017 | By

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious sleep disorder that causes individuals to have abnormal breathing patterns. It can even result in pauses of breathing that last a few seconds or up to several minutes multiple times a night. When the soft tissues in the back of the throat (tonsils, uvula, and tongue) collapse, it

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