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Mouthwash and Its Uses

Mouthwash. Who has time for it with all the brushing and flossing we're supposed to be doing these days? Mouthwash won't cure bad breath caused by bacteria, but it will definitely freshen your mouth if you're looking for a little pick-me-up.  
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Temporomandibular Disorder, or Why Does My Jaw Hurt So Much?

You're probably used to hearing it referred to as TMJ because of the joint it affects, namely the temporomandibular joint. But in dental and medical circles, the proper reference is TMD, for temporomandibular disorder. The temporomandibular joint is a hinge on both sides of your face that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your…
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Bad Breath: Is It Driving Your Friends Away?

Sadly, we've all been there. The friend, the colleague, the waiter. They open their mouths to speak and, well, it's not pleasant. Sometimes the smell coming out of their mouths is downright rude. Why Is My Breath So Foul? Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is usually caused by a buildup of mouth bacteria. All…
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