Dental work isn’t performed in a vacuum — the state of your general health can have an impact on procedures and vice-versa. This is especially true if you’re taking certain medications like blood thinners. Blood thinners such as Warfarin or Clopidogrel are used for a number of medical conditions as an anti-coagulant (inhibiting blood from […]

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If you have chronic jaw pain, you know how difficult eating, speaking or even smiling can be. Many sufferers will do anything to gain relief, even surgery. But before you go down that road, consider the traditional conservative approach to temporomandibular disorders (TMD) management first—it could provide the most relief with the least risk of side effects. […]

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A shingles outbreak can be painful and embarrassing. It could also interfere with many areas of your life—including your dental care. Known medically as herpes zoster, shingles is a viral form of chicken pox. The virus can lie dormant for many years or decades in people that had chicken pox as a child, breaking out later […]

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Celebrities use Twitter to connect with their fans—promoting their next project, sharing big news and, yes, throwing a little shade. Occasionally, though, a tweet reveals something deeply personal about your favorite star’s life. A case in point: tennis great Serena Williams’ plea for help with her baby’s teething. “Nothing is working,” Williams told her followers […]

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