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7 Wise Reasons to Let Go of Your Wisdom Teeth by Ritu R. Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 10:11am A wise man once said– A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.       In the 1800s, there was a man named Chuck, who certainly was no fool. He had a theory that the human body retained several “left-over” organs that lost their use during the course of evolution. Chuck, better known as Ch ... Read on »
Acupuncture for TMJ and Jaw Pain by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 31 Jul 2012 10:13pm Years ago, my dentist asked if I grind my teeth. I told her I didn’t think so, and she begged to differ. Whether I was doing it currently or not, she said, at some point I had clenched my jaw enough to wear my teeth down unevenly. I suspect this was during my teenage years (what? stressed as a teenager? unheard of!), but most of us do this at s ... Read on »
Jaw surgery after tooth loss is common. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Dec 2008 4:14pm In November, my periodontist performed alveoloplasty surgery in my upper jaw to remove bone chips, bone spurs, bone splinters, and an infected root tip. He added material into both sides of my jawbone to fill up spaces where my jawbone had been reabsorbed, stitched me up, and sent me home to finish my antibiotics. Yes, he gave me pain medication. ... Read on »
Do You Really Grow Out Of Your Tonsils? The Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Autism by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 7:00am 1 Comment In the 1950s to 1970s, it used to be a rite of passage for young children to get their tonsils taken out. These days, we're a lot more conservative with tonsillectomy, and frequently, parents are told that their child will grow out of their tonsils. While this is true in some cases, there's a consequence to the watching and waiting option.  ... Read on »
Treatment of Patients taking Bisphosphonates by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 1:07pm Bisphosphonates are a group of drugs that are commonly prescribed in the prevention and treatment of resorptive bone conditions. These would include osteoporosis, bone metastasis associated with breast & prostate cancer, multiple myeloma, Paget's disease & other conditions that cause chronic bone fragility. Some common bisphosp ... Read on »
Big Wisdom Teeth, Small Jaws by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 7:02am A little more than a year ago, we wrote about routine wisdom tooth removal , which continues to be one of our most often accessed posts. Our take was that while there are certainly some cases in which removal of the third molars may be beneficial, the idea that everyone should get them removed “just in case” is medical excess masqueradin ... Read on »
Sleep Apnea Is A Craniofacial Problem by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 10 Feb 2011 1:00pm As a resident during otolaryngology training, I rotated in the medical center’s craniofacial clinic, seeing various disorders that lead to underdeveloped or malformed facial or skull structures. These syndromic children clearly had severely asymmetric faces or underformed jaws. In many cases they had breathing problems requiring surgery. ... Read on »
My Most Popular Search Term: “Lip Cancer” by Ron Sparks Posted Mon 30 May 2011 1:12am "Lip Cancer" is my most popular search term If there were a content on the most popular search terms that land results on Binarybiker.com. the term “lip cancer” would be the clear winner – with over seven (7) times the hit relevancy than any other term.  This is my SEO claim to fame: lip cancer.  Apparently, many people with mouth sores ... Read on »
Attention All Mouth Breathers - 5 Important Reasons Why You Must Breathe Through Your Nose by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 10:03pm If you’re a chronic mouth breather because of a stuffy nose, you’re not alone. As the weather chills and allergies and colds abound, and nasal congestion becomes a common trend, mouth breathing inevitably follows-especially when you’re sleeping. I’m sure you’ve seen many passengers asleep on the subways and trains, head and pitched back, mouth w ... Read on »
Can My Neck Also Be Causing My Jaw Pain? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 5:34pm Your neck may be the cause of your jaw pain . We don’t always connect the dots on this one, but the fact is, basically everything in the body is connected. It’s easy to think of the neck spine connected to the back because it’s a series of vertebrae or spinal bones stacked on one another. In this case, your cranium or skull connects to ... Read on »