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tartar – commonly used term for dental calculus, hard, rough deposit on teeth that attracts plaque

temporomandibular joint disorder/dysfunction (TMD) – condition involving pain and tension in the jaw and facial area, may include restricted movement

temporomandibular joint (TMJ) – connecting hinge between lower jaw (mandible) and the base of the skull

treatment plan – set of procedures agreed upon by doctor and patient to address oral health concerns

trench mouth – gum disease involving severe mouth ulcers, loss of tissue, and halitosis

 

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Nurturing Your Baby’s Dental Wellness...

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Ensuring your infant’s oral health is crucial for their overall well-being. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlight tooth decay as a significant childhood disease, surpassing even common conditions like asthma. As a parent, you play a pivotal role in laying the foundation for your child’s lifelong oral health. Here’s how you can...
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How A Musical Instrument Can...

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A seemingly harmless hobby may actually be putting your child’s oral health at risk. If your child participates in the school band or is learning an instrument at home, there can be underlying health risks. This is particularly true if your child plays instruments such as the flute, saxophone, or clarinet. Instruments that require contact...
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Chewing Gum and Your Oral...

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Sugary, sticky, and sweet candies can damage your teeth by increasing your risk of decay. Though gum can be considered a type of candy, chewing sugarless gum approved by the ADA can actually help protect teeth and prevent tooth decay. Here’s what you need to know about gum and your teeth. How Gum Prevents Decay ...
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