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What Are the Benefits of a Mouth Guard?

What Are the Benefits of a Mouth Guard?

There are a lot of benefits to using a mouth guard, and there are different types of mouth guards as well. While everyone who plays contact sports knows that a mouthpiece can help prevent injury, those are generally not fitted specifically for you. For anyone who grinds their teeth or who has had to deal […]

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From Chewing Sticks to Mint Toothpaste: A Brief History of Dentistry <br><span class='secondtitle'>From your Dentists in San Marcos TX</span>

From Chewing Sticks to Mint Toothpaste: A Brief History of Dentistry
From your Dentists in San Marcos TX

We commonly imagine people in the past as having had completely decayed teeth, as if no one actually cared for their teeth. In reality, people in the past not only had less sugar in their diets—a positive for oral health—but they also took active steps to clean their teeth. While they didn’t necessarily have as […]

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TMJ Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

TMJ Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

TMJ Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment The Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) plays the role of a sliding hinge by connecting jawbone to the skull. Everyone has a joint on each side of their jaw. TMJ disorder causes pain in the muscles and jaw joint that control jaw movement. The specific cause of a TMJ disorder is […]

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Basic Dental Care—An Overview

Basic Dental Care—An Overview

How much do you know about fundamental dental care? It is something that encompasses brushing and flossing your teeth on a regular basis, visiting your dentist or dental hygienist regularly for checkups and for cleanings, and eating a diet that will bring freshness to your mouth. Such diets should have dairy products, vegetables, fruits and […]