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TMJ are the joints and jaw muscles that make it possible to open and close your mouth, any problem that prevents TMJ from working properly may result in a painful TMJ disorder.

The American Dental Association (ADA) is the nation's largest dental association and is the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.

There was plenty to talk about in the world of dentistry in 2012 ... including some news stories that made us scratch our heads. With that in mind, here are the stories that the editors of chose as the strangest dental-related stories of the year.

Dental sealants act as a barrier, protecting enamel from plaque and acids.

A selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos recommended by McCauley Dental

Dental Symptom Checker can help you identify possible conditions, treatments and actions to take so that you can make informed decisions about your oral health. Check your dental symptoms.

Breastfeeding has many benefits for both baby and mom, but did you know it can also impact dental health? What nursing moms need to know about teeth alignment, cavities, baby bottle tooth decay, medications and more.

Manual and powered toothbrushes are instruments of oral health used to clean teeth. Replace your toothbrush every three to four months.

Did you know losing weight is also good for your mouth? Find out how good nutrition is connected to a healthy smile.

Everyone knows that a balanced, nutritious diet is essential to healthy living. But did you know that eating patterns and food choices play an important role in preventing tooth decay and gum disease, too? You may eat with your eyes first, but your mouth, teeth, and gums are more than just tools for eating.

A look at the manufacturing process of dental floss - an invaluable invention for maintaining oral hygiene and a great weapon against gum diseases.

Find out how thumbsucking and pacifier use can affect your baby's mouth and get tips on how to help your child break the habit.

"Do you have any questions for me today?" Each time you visit your dentist, you're likely to hear this familiar refrain. By asking, your dentist is able to address any concerns you may have about your teeth, a procedure, or just share information that helps you remain informed. Perhaps one of the more common question dentists and hygienists are asked surrounds the safety and necessity of X-rays. This is a great question - with answers that differ from patient to patient. So let's…

Teaching your children good dental habits early can lead to a healthy smile. Learn oral health tips and how to clean your child's teeth and prevent cavities.

Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in all water sources, including oceans, lakes and rivers. Learn more about the benefits of fluoride.