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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 »
regarding salivary gland issues by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Jul 2007 12:00am From time to time (like today!) I get an email or a comment asking for good information about salivary gland damage from RAI, RadioActive Iodine treatment for thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, post-RAI salivary issues are a lot more common than your doctor may let on. For the most part, the first flare up is (more) severe. Some ... 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 »
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 »
Blocked salivary glands by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 23 Feb 2012 10:27am This article outlines the symptoms and treatment of an obstructive swelling of the salivary glands. Treatment for salivary gland stones may not be necessary as these often pass with time but surgery can be used in some cases. The sali ... Read on »
If Only My Jaw Were My Biggest Problem... by Quinn Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 May 2011 6:57pm Last Thursday I went rollerskating with one of my friends, my sister and her fiance.  My husband came too, but he didn't want to skate.  I suspect he didn't want to look foolish.  I used to love to skate, but I hadn't been on skates in 15 years.  God that makes me sound old! My girlfriend got it in her head that she wanted to join the local gi ... Read on »
The Real Reason for Chronic Fatigue in Mono? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 1:00am A recent article in the New York Times reports on the widespread incidence of mononucleosis in teens and young adults. The Epstein-Barr virus is thought to be the cause, with most Americans infected by their 30s. It’s thought that up to 50% of people infected develop severe fatigue or other symptoms. The article points out the fact that "mono," ... Read on »
What Everyone Should Know About Tonsillectomy by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:29pm 3 Comments Tonsils are one of the most misunderstood structures in the throat, not only by patients, but by many doctors as well. Traditional teaching states that tonsils are glands in the throat that help to fight infection. Because they are blamed for most cases of repeated throat infections, tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed operations ... Read on »
Long-term Endometritis is often a long-term swelling regarding endometrium by winter1101 Posted Sun 20 Jul 2014 9:18pm Endometriosis: Growing Cause of Infertility in Women. A device known as the speculum is needed to be able to expand the particular vaginal area therefore, the medical professional could see the top of element of the vaginal area along with the cervix. Endometrial Cancers (Uterine Cancers). The physician works on the wood made remover (spatula) ... Read on »
Introduction and Role of Jaw Plate of Jaw Crusher by yyw315 Posted Wed 07 Nov 2012 12:33am The fixed crushing plate on the front wall of the rack is installed by the countersunk bolts, most of which are vertically positioned. The movable jaw is installed with a tilt angle of 15 ° to 25 °. On the surface of the movable jaw, we can install the moving jaw plate through the countersunk bolts. The jaw plate plays very important role in ... Read on »