Posts Categorized: TMJ/TMD Pain

Why Does TMJ Disorder Have So Many Symptoms?

TMJ disorder is one of the most challenging oral health issues to detect and diagnose, which is mainly due to the fact that its symptoms are so diverse. Unlike a cavity or case of gingivitis, which may have only a few, distinct symptoms (like toothaches), TMJ disorder can lead to jaw pain, headaches, earaches, muscle… Read more »

What Does It Mean When Your Jaw Pops?

Does your jaw pop, click, or move slightly to the side when you open and close your mouth? While a popping jaw is common, it is not normal, and in severe cases, it can cause a great deal of discomfort. The difficulty in movement typically stems from a dysfunction within your jaw’s joints, which along… 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 »

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 »

Do You Have Questions About TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorders are not always obvious, even though their symptoms can be debilitating in severe cases. TMJ disorders describe damage, inflammation, or other complications with your jaw’s joints, causing difficulty in jaw movement and chronic pain in the jaw, face, and head area. If you suffer from TMJ disorder, then ask your dentist about its… 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 »