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What Should You Know About Teeth Grinding?

Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding. Patients with this condition have a long-term pattern of clenching and rubbing their teeth together. This behavior may occur throughout the day in response to stress or during sleep, which is classified as a movement disorder. Treatment options vary and can depend on other preexisting conditions. When…

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Sleep Apnea: What You Need to Know

Sleep apnea diagnoses have dramatically increased in recent years, yet many people with this disorder do not realize they have it. The stereotypical sleep apnea patient is an overweight, middle-aged man, but the disorder can also affect women and young adults, who are often overlooked today. Here is what you need to know. Signs of…

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