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Mini-Quiz: Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction

by Ron Kurtus (11 August 2005)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1.What does a mouth guard do for you?

It protects you from being struck in the jaw or teeth

It prevents clenching and grinding your teeth while sleeping

It aligns your bite

2. What is wrong with drinking coffee?

It can cause you to unconsciously clench your teeth

You will have trouble sleeping, resulting in TMJ problems

It can be an expensive habit for special brews

3. Why should you chew smaller pieces of food when you eat?

It will prevent tooth decay

It allows you to talk while eating, reducing your stress

Large pieces can put added strain on the TMJ

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in being Healthy. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials

Websites

TMJ Disorder - HearNet.com

Symptoms of TMJ - HealthCentral.com

General Health Resources

Books

Taking Control of TMJ by Robert O. Uppgaard DDS, New Harbinger Publications (1999) $14.95

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson, Hyperion (1997) $14.95 - Classic best-seller on simple ways to keep the little things from taking over your life

Eliminate TMJ and Teeth Grinding (Audio CD) by Scott Sulak, Change For Good (2003) $15.95

Top-rated books on TMJ

Products

SleepRight Adjustable Night Guard from Splintek-PPI (2004) $69.95


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