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Sex Differences in TMJ Pain

The King Lab at the University of New England recently published research that showed how TMD pain affects genders differently. The lab focuses on finding new ways to treat TMJ by capturing a better understanding of the biological mechanisms that power it. Dr. Tamara King, an associate professor of physiology, runs the lab and [...]

Can Stress Affect Oral Health?

Being stressed out is stressful enough, but knowing that constant or repeated high levels of stress can actually affect your health and make you sick certainly doesn’t help either. Too much stress can cause serious health issues throughout the body including heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, and obesity. But the concerns don’t end there. Our dental [...]

Looking for Migraine Relief? Consider Seeing Your Dentist

Over 39 million Americans, including both adults and children, are affected by chronic migraines, and currently there is no cure. In order to help educate the public on the reality of this painful condition, our Burkburnett dental office observes National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month every June. But why is a dentist talking about [...]

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