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The difference one little orthotic can make

November 20, 2018
Jon Terman's story

Finding a way to sing again

November 7, 2018
Center for Facial Pain and Sleep Medicine: Ashley Lamb's story

Fighting jaw pain with custom orthotics

October 12, 2018
Texas A&M College of Dentistry's Center for Facial Pain and Sleep Medicine improves patient's jaw pain with custom-made oral orthotic.

Taking a deeper look at bone formation in the jaw

December 21, 2016
NIH awards Texas A&M College of Dentistry researchers $1.85 million

Low sex hormones could lead to oral health issues in men

March 29, 2016
The surprising link between testosterone and men’s oral health

Applying technology from aerospace engineering to the human jaw

January 4, 2016

Ritesh Bhattacharjee was working as a dental oncologist in India when he met Raktim Bhattacharya, Ph.D., a Texas A&M associate professor in aerospace, electrical and computer engineering at the Dwight Look College of Engineering. In the course of their conversation, they discussed lockjaw—the inability to open the mouth widely—that resulted from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.

Matters of pain and sleep: New clinical center in the works at TAMBCD

September 29, 2015

Orofacial pain and sleep-disordered breathing are hardly novel health conditions. Both can significantly affect patients’ quality of life and have been recognized for decades, but in recent years the terms have begun cropping up in headlines with increased frequency. A new clinical center for pain and sleep at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry aims to fill a vital role for this patient population.