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TMJ Disorder: Is oral surgery necessary?

Many patients come to a dentist with complaints of pain and headaches that do not seem to have a cause. Often, the culprit in these cases is a temporomandibular joint disorder, or a problem with the jaw. The jaw joint, where the mandible (lower jawbone) meets the skull, is a complex structure that facilitates all […]

Treatment options for sleep apnea

For sleep apnea patients, the most alarming symptom may be impressive snoring. Extremely loud snoring that often disrupts the sleep of others in the same household can be socially embarrassing or annoying. Although snoring can certainly be challenging and disruptive, it is critically important to separate heavy snoring from true sleep apnea. More correctly known […]