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TMJ disorder treatment in Nanaimo, BC

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‘TMJ’ refers to the temporomandibular joints, which connects the jaw to the skull on either side of a person’s face. TMJ is often also used to describe the nearby mastication muscles. TMJ disorder, or TMD, happens when a patient experiences pain or swelling in these areas. There are many different causes of this condition, and […]

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Surfacing of New Teeth in Children

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Your child’s first tooth surfaces between age 6-12 months and the rest of their twenty primary or “baby” teeth typically surface by age Three. In this time, gums may feel tender and sore, causing your child to feel irritable. To help relieve this pain, we recommend that you soothe the gums by rubbing a clean […]

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