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TMJ Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

TMJ Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

Temporomandibular joint disorders, commonly referred to as TMJ, are a group of conditions that affect the jaw joint and surrounding muscles, and typically cause sufferers a noticeable amount of pain. It is estimated that more than 100 million Americans suffer from the condition, and TMJ problems are on the rise based on the high-stress levels people in the world today experience.

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The Psychology Behind Your Feelings About the Dentist

The Psychology Behind Your Feelings About the Dentist

Dentophobia, or fear of going to the dentist, is a common form of anxiety, with some of the worst sufferers dreading the experience so much they choose to forgo appointments. While the reasons behind these feelings are varied, there are methods for relieving this source of anxiety. To help you assess your situation and learn more about how to overcome your fear, here is some information about the psychology behind these all too common feelings.

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The Devastating Effects of Tobacco on Your Oral Health

The Devastating Effects of Tobacco on Your Oral Health

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, a time where the international community works to lessen tobacco use to help promote better health for all of the world’s citizens. In recognition of the event, the team at Wow Dental in Dallas want to spread the word regarding the devastating effects of tobacco on oral health.

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Oral Health Tips in Honor of National Women’s Health Week

Oral Health Tips in Honor of National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week starts every year on Mother’s Day. The hope is to inspire women to take better care of themselves in all aspects, including oral health.

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3 Simple Dental Care Tips to Improve Your Overall Health in the New Year

3 Simple Dental Care Tips to Improve Your Overall Health in the New Year

New Year, New You

Every year, we create resolutions aimed at improving our health. It is important to include your dental health too! Taking proper care of your gums and teeth can have a significant impact on your overall health and life. Perhaps, you want to ensure that you don’t neglect any important aspect of taking care of your gums and teeth. At Wow Dental in Dallas, we want to help you improve your dental hygiene and health this year by sharing dental care tips that will enhance your overall health.

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