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Wisdom Teeth — What Are They and Why Would I Need Them Removed?

Molars are the teeth found in the back of your jaw that help you chew, and humans typically have three sets of them for a total of 12 teeth, six on each side of the jaw. The three types are First Molars, often called the six-year molars; the Second Molars, often called the 12-year molars; …

Treatment for TMJ Pain in Winston-Salem

TMJ … you’ve probably heard of it, and you may be wondering if you have it. If you have jaw pain, you should be evaluated for the condition. The temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) connects the temporal bone (the bone that forms the side of the skull) and the mandible (the lower jaw). This disc of cartilage …