Posts Categorized: TMJ Disorder

What TMJ Disorder Can Mean for Your Wellbeing

When you have a toothache, the pain of it can interfere with a number of your daily activities, like eating. When you have TMJ disorder, however, the multitude of related discomforts can seriously impact several aspects of your wellbeing. TMJ disorder, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a dysfunction in one or both of your jaw’s… Read more »

Do You Have Questions About TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder is a collective term that could include a large number of different disorders. What they all have in common, however, is that they affect your jaw joints’ ability to function properly, which can lead to a host of chronic aches, pains, and jaw muscle issues. Because TMJ disorder can vary from patient to… Read more »

Can Your Dentist Help Put A Stop To Your Chronic Headaches?

Experiencing frequent headaches can be frustrating, inconvenient, and – of course – uncomfortable. One reason some patients will experience regular discomfort is because of TMJ disorder. When you have issues with your jaw joints, the discomfort can reach your neck, your face, and your head. If you grind your teeth as a result of TMJ… Read more »

Assessing Your Jaw Health and Function

Unlike the well-known dental diseases tooth decay and gum disease, the presence of TMJ disorder is not always straight-forward to detect. While the dysfunction occurs among your jaw’s joints and muscles, the discomfort is often manifested as chronic severe headaches and earaches, as well as a number of other dental disorders like bruxism and damaged… Read more »

A Close Look at TMJ Disorder

Many patients endure for years under the constant hindrance of chronic aches and pains. Often, unsuccessful diagnosis and treatment can add stress to the discomfort. Many people are surprised to learn that headaches, earaches, neck soreness, and shoulder pains (among many others) are the result of a jaw dysfunction known as TMJ disorder. Though the… Read more »

Could You Need TMJ Treatment?

Could You Need TMJ Treatment?

Do you frequently wake up with headaches, or struggle with jaw pain throughout the day? Does yawning create a great deal of pain? Hear a popping noise in your ear when you open your mouth? These are all symptoms often brought about a condition known simply as TMJ, a disorder of the Temporomandibular Joint, which… Read more »

Are You Suffering from TMJ?

Suffering from TMJ Pain?

Do you wake up in the morning with discomfort in your jaw? Do you suffer from frequent headaches? What about ear popping? Has chewing become difficult, because of tightness as you open your mouth? Did you know these are all common warning signs of TMJ, or Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, as dentists call it. This is… Read more »