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TMJ Awareness

November is TMJ awareness month

Exactly what does “TMJ” mean? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. This joint is located in front of the ear and connects the lower jaw to the skull. The TMJ allows the lower jaw to move up and down and side to side, which is necessary for chewing, talking, and other facial movements. We all have…

Gum care month

Gum disease month

What is gum disease?  Gum disease is an infection that leads to inflammation in the tissues that surround your teeth and hold them in place. It’s typically caused when plaque—a sticky film of bacteria—builds up on the teeth and hardens into tartar. According to the CDC, nearly 50% of adults over 30 and 70% of adults over 65…

Dental insurance limitations

A History of Dental Insurance

Dental insurance came into existence in 1954 as a result of union bargaining efforts on the part of dock workers in California, Oregon, and Washington. Surprisingly, the maximum it covered then was the same as today, nearly 70 years later. An average of $1,000 – $1,500 dollars per year. If your policy had kept up…

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