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Jaw diseases

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Wisdom teeth - Better Health Channel

Wisdom teeth that may cause problems are best taken out sooner rather than later.

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Osteonecrosis of the jaw | Leukaemia Foundation

Osteonecrosis of the jaw is rare, and appears to be related to long-term treatment with drugs used to treat bone disease in myeloma and other cancers.

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Temporomandibular joint disorders - myDr.com.au

Problems with the temporomandibular joint and the muscles that control jaw movement are known as TMJ disorders. They commonly cause a dull, aching pain in the jaw, as well as a clicking or locking jaw

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Teeth grinding - Better Health Channel

Teeth grinding (bruxism) is involuntary clenching or grinding of the teeth, usually during sleep.

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Teeth Grinding (31-64yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

This is an involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of the teeth. Information for Adults 31 - 64 years.

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Teeth Grinding (65+) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

This is an involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of the teeth. Information for Older Adults 65+ years.

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Print Scanners | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

Print scannersTechnology such as a scanner and JAWs software has helped Brandon to pursue his social science degree. Print scanners use a scanner (similar to a photocopier), on which you place the material to be read. The scanner then transfers the document you have scanned to the print scanning software (also known as Optical Character Recognition or OCR software).

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Oral Appliances to Treat Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Oral Appliances PDFWhat are oral appliances? Oral appliances are one of the options that you can use to treat mild or moderate obstructive sleep apnea, as well as snoring. They are also called Mandibular Advancement Splints (MAS) or Mandibular Advancement Devices (MAD) or Mandibular Repositioning Appliances (MRA). Th

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Tooth anatomy - myDr.com.au

View this image of the structure of a normal tooth and see what's underneath the enamel of your teeth.

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What is coronary heart disease? | The Heart Foundation

The most common cause of a heart attack is coronary heart disease. Plaque has built up in your arteries, cracks and leads to a blood clot forming.

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