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Entries by Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. from 09/2011

Could The Chiropractor Help Your TMJ?

| Posted 09.02.2011 | Healthy Living

I had never heard of chiropractic treatment for TMJ until my two patients mentioned it. I was a little skeptical at first, and after doing some research, I am even more skeptical.

Explained: What Are Tonsil Stones?

| Posted 09.08.2011 | Healthy Living

Tonsilloliths are a fairly common tonsil affliction, but they take a back seat to their more popular cousin, "tonsillitis," in people's minds. In fact, since they share several symptoms, they are often confused with each other.

Mouth Guards -- Protecting Your Children's Teeth in Sports

| Posted 09.16.2011 | Parents
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Let's talk today about children playing sports (and doing other activities), and how you can protect their teeth with an athletic mouth guard.

Are We Getting Too Much Radiation From Dental X-Rays?

| Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living

There is a perception that the radiation that you get from dental X-rays is "bad." I'm here to tell you that is not so, and that I believe that the information your dentist gleams from x-rays is well worth the scant amounts of radiation.

Can Sharing Lipstick, Lip Balm Or Cigarettes Give You Herpes?

| Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

A young lady asked me last week if sharing lipstick with a friend could transmit herpes. She was worried, because her friend had a cold sore, and while they were out clubbing they ended up sharing lipstick in the bathroom.