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If you are experiencing pain while talking, chewing or yawning, you may want to visit a TMJ specialist. Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) result due to problems with the jaw, the jaw joint and surrounding facial muscles. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge joint that connects the...

It’s no surprise to anyone that Twitter has become an instantaneous and infectious medium of spreading news, especially when a celebrity is the one sending the tweet. The social media outlet has the power to bring attention to breaking news, noteworthy causes and events, and dental distress. Dental distress? That’s right. LeAnn Rimes, the youngest country singer to ever win a Grammy award, tweeted that she was recovering from undergoing oral surgery. Her followers were curious about her facial pain. Word spread about the cause of her pain: TMJ, which stands for the temporomandibular joint.

Gap Toothed ModelMost of you have probably seen this not so subtle reminder all over the subways of New York City. Does anyone ever forget to “watch the gap”? If so they were probably mocked by their friends and passersby after they tripped getting out of the train. However, this is not the gap I am referring to. I am speaking about the most recent fashion trend among models everywhere, the gap between their two front teeth.
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