Posts Categorized: TMJ/TMD Pain

How to Relieve Chronic Jaw Pain

Jaw pain isn’t as common as tooth discomfort, but it’s common enough to be a serious, chronic problem for millions of patients. However, unlike toothaches, the specific cause of persistent jaw pain isn’t always clear, and therefore, you might not immediately know how best to treat it. Fortunately, your dentist does. A thorough examination will… Read more »

Can TMJ Disorder Make Your Teeth Sensitive?

When TMJ disorder (or temporomandibular joint disorder) strikes, it can have several wide-ranging consequences. Depending on the exact nature and extent of your condition, those may include sore and painful facial muscles, a popping/clicking jaw, and in some cases, increasingly more sensitive teeth. Though the dysfunction centers on your jaw’s joints (TMJs), one of the… Read more »

How Can I Relieve Jaw Pain at Home?

When it comes to your dental health, there are no home remedies that actually help you cure chronic conditions. In the case of jaw pain, for instance, the discomfort typically results from an issue with the alignment of your jaw and/or teeth, or a discrepancy with your jaw joints and muscles. Fortunately, some people may… Read more »

A Few More Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

As the pivots that allow your jaw to move, your temporomandibular joints (TMJs) play a significant role in how you use your mouth every day. Consequently, TMJ disorder can have a significant impact on your bite’s everyday function, and as a result, it can generate a host of different issues beyond jaw pain. Today, we… 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 »