Latest Dental Health Shows

How to Tell if Your Headaches are a Jaw Issue

Dec 19, 2018

If you’re prone to chronic headaches, it could be a jaw issue. Dr. Gary Lowder is a professor and practicing dentist at the University of Utah School of Dentistry. He talks about how tension in your jaw muscles and grinding your teeth can cause severe headaches and what a dentist can do to treat ...

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Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Bad?

Dec 7, 2018

There are some people that say fluoride is bad for you, but is it? In the past 50 years, many studies have shown that fluoride in drinking water is beneficial and that a small amount in the water helps children have healthy teeth. Dr. David Okano stops by to share what fluoride is and how it can ...

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Who Should Remove My Wisdom Teeth?

Nov 7, 2018

Wisdom tooth extraction is almost a rite of passage for many Americans. Dr. Bryce Williams talks about why it’s important to have them removed. He also describes the difference between dentists and oral surgeons and offers some insight about which may be a better choice if you are having this ...

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Excessive Chewing Could Cause Jaw Pain

Sep 11, 2018

Problems with the jaw joint in front of your ears can have a host of effects: pain when chewing, headaches and more. Gary Lowder has over 30 years of experience treating this problem, called temporal mandibular disorder (TMD.) He talks about how to tell if the pain in your head or jaw is caused by ...

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Should I Be Worried if My Jaw Pops and Clicks?

Jun 1, 2018

If your jaw starts to bother you with clicks and pops while you eat or when you yawn, you might start to worry. Is it worth it to go see a dentist? Dentist Dr. Gary Lowder talks about what can cause jaw problems and what you might be able to do to resolve it without treatment. He tells you what to ...

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Get Your Child Comfortable With the Dentist Early

Sep 13, 2017

Gum disease is the most common chronic disease for children. Pediatric dentist Dr. Hans Reinemer talks about the importance of establishing a 'dental home' for your child. This means visiting a pediatric dentist by age one. Learn about the value of establishing an early positive relationship between...

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Your Kid May Need a Mouth Guard

Jul 11, 2017

Mouth guards protect kids' teeth and jaws even when they're not playing contact sports. Studies suggest a mouth guard can prevent more than half of the common dental injuries adolescents can suffer. According to pediatric dental specialist Dr. Hans Reinemer, custom-made mouth guards are a good ...

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