TweetTemporomandibular joint disorder, pronounced TEMP-er-o-man-DIB-u-ler and also called TMJ, affects the joints that serve as hinges for your jaws, located in front of the ears. The bottom jaw is connected to the temporal bone of the skull, hence its name. If you have TMJ, one or both of these joints swell and can cause you [...]
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TweetAlthough oral piercings have become very popular over the years, most people aren’t aware of the dental problems that can occur by getting your lip, tongue, or cheek pierced. The piece of jewelry itself serves as a new home for bacteria to grow which can lead to infection. Not only can the piece of jewelry [...]