Posts Categorized: TMJ Disorder

Treating TMJ Could Relieve Your Tiredness

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There is nothing quite like a good night’s sleep to improve your attitude and your outlook on the world. But what happens when you wake up in the morning still feeling exhausted? Few things are as important to your overall health as getting adequate rest each night, which is why anything interfering with your quality… Read more »

Treating Those Affected By TMJ Dysfunction And Dental Damage

Problems with your bite can cause great discomfort. Allowing those issues to linger and not addressing them in a timely fashion, can lead to additional disruptions to your health. Millions suffer from TMJ disorder (temporomandibular disorder). So, for the help you need with your TMJ issues, Dr. James Fondriest of Lake Forest Dental Arts in… Read more »

Migraines, Jaw Pain, and the Mysteries of TMJ Disorder

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If you suffer frequent headaches, you are not alone. The World Health Organization estimates that about 50% of adults (18-65) worldwide suffer from headache disorders. Of those who reported having headaches, about 30% had migraines.1 If you frequently experience the debilitating pain and nausea associated with migraines, statistics probably do not matter. You only want… Read more »

Fully Recovering From TMJ Troubles

Jaw problems can lead to recurring pains that impact your daily life, as well as limitations to your dental function that can make eating and speaking uncomfortable, or difficult. When a person develops TMJ troubles, they can experience symptoms that hurt the quality of their life. If you have TMJ issues that include a habit… Read more »

How Can You Tell if You Have TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder, which affects the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) that connect your lower jaw to your skull, can make opening and closing your mouth difficult and lead to a host of dental problems. The trouble with TMJ disorder, besides its discomfort, is its wide variety of symptoms that can make the condition difficult to diagnosis. Some… 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 »