What’s up with Whitening Products?

You probably know this already: Americans are obsessed with white teeth. Next time you hit the grocery store, keep an eye out. What you’ll find is magazine covers with white, flashy smiles, and product after product that will supposedly whiten your teeth: toothpastes, mouthwash, chewing gum, whitening kits. If you were hoping for a whiter […]

How to Manage TMJ Pain

Senior couple performing stretching exercise at home

Your temporomandibular joint functions like a sliding hinge connecting the temporal bones of your skull to your mandible. It’s what allows your jaw to move back and forth, side to side, performing complex tasks like eating, speaking, and swallowing. Because of the complexity of the joint, and the nerves and muscles it connects to, any […]