Sore Jaw? Your TMJ Might Be Telling You Something

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Do you feel like you’ve just chewed a ball of toffee even though it was just a ham sandwich? Your temporomandibular joints, or TMJ, might be out of whack. These are the joints and jaw muscles that enable your mouth to open and close. You use them whenever you chew, speak, or swallow. When something… Read more »

The Verdict on Chewing Gum

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Many people wonder if chewing gum is good or bad for oral health? Well, it depends… Let’s begin by referring to the American Dental Association (ADA), which has adopted guidelines to evaluate dental products for safety and effectiveness. When a product meets those guidelines, it garners what’s called the ADA Seal of Acceptance. Gum-chewers will… Read more »