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8 Ways to Get Rid of Tinnitus

May 11th, 2021|Comments Off on 8 Ways to Get Rid of Tinnitus

Can you imagine hearing a car alarm go off in your ears 24/7? That’s kind of what it’s like when you’re living with tinnitus. The {{{{link id='50430' text='constant ringing and buzzing in your ears'}}}} [...]

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Reducing Tyramine May Reduce Migraines

April 6th, 2021|Comments Off on Reducing Tyramine May Reduce Migraines

There are many things we don’t understand about migraines, but even with our incomplete knowledge, there are some things we have figured out. For example, we’ve figured out that in people with {{{{link id='51393' [...]

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7 Ways to Reduce Your Jaw Pain

March 10th, 2021|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Reduce Your Jaw Pain

Dealing with jaw pain can have a huge impact on your quality of life. It can make eating, speaking, yawning, and smiling feel painful. Unless you eat a liquid diet and don’t want to [...]

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How Sleeping Position Affects TMJ

February 8th, 2021|Comments Off on How Sleeping Position Affects TMJ

Did you know that you might be making your TMJ worse overnight than during the day? It’s true. Even if you’re not spending eight hours in bed, you’re still spending a prolonged block, and [...]

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How Does Chewing Gum Affect Your Jaw?

January 12th, 2021|Comments Off on How Does Chewing Gum Affect Your Jaw?

Chewing gum isn’t just a fun group of candy enjoyed by children, it also provides many oral health benefits if it’s the right type of gum. For instance, sugar-free chewing gum can increase saliva [...]

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Dietary Side Effects of TMJ

December 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Dietary Side Effects of TMJ

If you have TMJ jaw pain, jaw dysfunction, and damaged teeth can make it hard for you to eat a normal diet. This can have several significant impacts on your health if it’s not [...]

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Jaw Pain on Thanksgiving Could Be Your First Sign of TMJ

November 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Jaw Pain on Thanksgiving Could Be Your First Sign of TMJ

Thanksgiving is the closest that most of us come to a competitive eating competition. There are few days of the year where we’re all encouraged to consume such a large quantity of food all [...]

Commonly Misdiagnosed TMJ Symptoms

November 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Commonly Misdiagnosed TMJ Symptoms

When a condition has a wide range of symptoms that overlap with other conditions, it’s actually quite common to receive a misdiagnosis. TMJ is often misdiagnosed. Instead of receiving a , their doctor diagnoses [...]

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With the Changing Season, Be Prepared for More Headaches

October 5th, 2020|Comments Off on With the Changing Season, Be Prepared for More Headaches

Fall is normally associated with changing leaves, carving pumpkins, cooler weather, and cozy nights. However, for others, it’s associated with an increase in frequent headaches. At Smile Columbia, we want our patients to enjoy [...]

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Are Migraines a Disability?

September 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Are Migraines a Disability?

Migraines can make it very hard for a person to maintain a reasonable work schedule. After all, how can you possibly keep up regular attendance at your job when you have five days, ten [...]

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