Recent Posts by Scott P

 
Scott joined TruDenta in 2009 after technical leadership and management positions within Henry Schein's software group, including Dentrix, Easy Dental and Vipersoft/Clarity. Mr. Peterson also holds certifications in Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES), Photobiomodulation (PBM) therapy, and Dentomandibular Rehabilitation Therapy.

Teens with TMD are more likely to experience Migraines and Headaches.

Teens with painful TMD have a much higher risk of headaches and migraines than those without TMD according to a recent case-control study published in the Journal of Pain

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Do you have Migraines? You may have Sleep Apnea.

There is growing evidence that people who suffer from headaches and migraines are at high risk for having Sleep Apnea 1,2,3.

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The Scariest Statistics About Migraines You Need to Be Aware Of

Did you know that migraines affect 1 billion people worldwide? In fact, it’s actually the third most prevalent illness in the world. Despite the pervasiveness of the disease, many people fail to realize just how serious and debilitating migraines can be—let alone how challenging they can be to treat.

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Ringing in Your Ears? It’s More Common Than You Think

Ringing, buzzing, hissing, clicking … however you experience it, the problem is the same: It’s tinnitus—and if you’re struggling with it, you’re not alone!

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A Brief History of TMJ Disorder and How Treatment Options Have Evolved

If you’re struggling with TMJ disorder, you’re not alone. More than 10 million people in the U.S. suffer from issues with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), located where your jaw connects to the side of your head. TMJ disorders can be chronic and debilitating for people who are afflicted, often sending them on wild goose chases searching for the right treatment to free them of pain. Fortunately, treatments have evolved and improved over time, with a range of options now available to treat TMJ disorder.

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Headaches versus Migraines: The Key Differences

Chronic migraine sufferers know the feeling all too well: Your head is pounding; you feel sick to your stomach; the light in the room feels like it’s blinding you. 

Some who have continuous migraines can tell exactly when they’re coming on, but many people don’t actually know whether they’re getting a migraine or a regular tension headache. We’ll help you understand what makes headaches and migraines different.

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