Biosis 27: Tips to Quit Grinding Your Teeth, Finding Gratitude & More

  The new issue of our quarterly newsletter Biosis is available online now. Check it out now to learn more about: Why you might clench and grind your teeth – and what to do about it Finding stability in unstable times through tradition and gratitude Women’s health and informed consent Read Biosis 27 now.  

Teeth Grinding, Myofascial Pain & Acupuncture

In the upcoming issue of our quarterly newsletter Biosis, Dr. Verigin writes of the problems with ongoing teeth clenching, grinding and bruxing and nine steps you can take to help kick the habit and save your teeth…not to mention alleviate the jaw, face, head and neck pain that accompanies grinding. He notes that anywhere from …

The Great Mercury Amalgam “Controversy”

billhd/Flickr   Speaking of stats, the latest Wealthy Dentist poll shows that 53% of dentists shun mercury amalgam fillings, while 47% still place them. This isn’t really news, though, as the numbers have changed little since the site’s last survey. It’s the dentist explanations for their decisions that we’d like to draw your attention to. …

The Daily (and Nightly) Grind: A Fresh Look at a Pandemic Syndrome

by Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN These days, we’re seeing a lot of news stories that imply an increase in teeth grinding and jaw clenching due to stress from the current economic meltdown – almost as if these were relatively new phenomena. But actually, the story of grinding and clenching goes all the way back …

TMJ: Everybody’s Got It (Two of Them, Actually)

A new year, a new pet peeve. It began with a question posted at Yahoo Answers: Can you ever stop tmj? We certainly hope not! To say you want to “stop TMJ” is like saying you want to stop your elbow or knee or any other joint. For that’s what TMJ is – and all …