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Teeth Grinding

This Is What Your Teeth Can Reveal About Your Overall Health

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 04.25.2017 | Healthy Living

The dentist may not be your favorite appointment, but it’s a necessity. Good oral hygiene saves you from more than just tooth decay, cavities and b...

I Have a Cadaver's Butt in My Mouth

Jorge Newbery | Posted 06.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jorge Newbery

Although I do not imagine that a human tissue donor anticipated that their butt would be put to good use in a tooth-grinder's mouth, I am grateful for this second chance at gum health. My wife shares my gratitude.

Is Nighttime Teeth Grinding Dangerous?

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

For many years (centuries even), physicians and dentists alike have been perplexed as to the cause of this nocturnal behavior. However, we now understand that a significant cause of nocturnal bruxism is airway instability during sleep.

The Dentapist

Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Barness

The man looks deep into my soul and says, "Grinding is usually a sign of stress or anxiety. Your teeth are much more damaged than they should be for someone your age. Do you want to talk about it?"

Truths and Lies About Aging

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.18.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

My gynecologist couldn't find my ovaries. I assured her they were there. She apparently didn't believe me, because she brought in her nurse for a second opinion.

5 Reasons Not To Ignore Pain

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

If, like me, you're avoidance-prone where pain is concerned, here are five reasons not to ignore the problem any longer.