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What is Bruxism?

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February 21st, 2015 by A Life of Smiles

Bruxism is the medical term referring to the grinding of teeth or the clenching of jaws. It’s a condition that affects many people though not many are aware of the problem. You can clench and grind without knowing it. Bruxism often occurs during sleep though it can take place any time of day. The cause …..

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What is the difference between TMJ versus TMD?

That’s a question we hear a lot. Here are the definitions and how the two terms differ: TMJ TMJ is an abbreviation for the anatomical term temporomandibular joint. The temporomandibular is the joint formed where the upper jaw (maxillary) and lower (mandible) jaw meet. The joints are comprised of muscles, tendons, and bones and they …..