Articles by Dr. Chris

Clicking Jaw, Jaw Pain & TMJ Dysfunction Causes and Treatment

What is a clicking jaw? Clicking jaw, also referred to as popping jaw, is a common symptom of TMJ (temporomandibular joint) syndrome/dysfunction which is often due to inflammation of the temporomandibular joint or uncoordinated action of the facial muscles. It may also be accompanied by locking of the jaw where the range >> Read More ...

Swine H1N1 Flu Spread-Cause, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

What is swine flu? Swine flu , now known as the 2009 H1N1 flu, is caused by the orthomyxovirus which usually affects pigs but viral mutations allows the virus to cross species to other hosts like humans. The swine influenza virus (SIV) is another example of cross species viral infection which was previously seen with other >> Read More ...
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