Posts Tagged: tmj

Lake Forest Dentist Explains Bruxism: Grinding and Clenching Teeth

Many people clench and grind their teeth occasionally, which causes little harm. However, frequent teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, can damage teeth and lead to other health complications. Stress, anxiety, an abnormal bite, and misaligned teeth are some reasons people grind and clench their teeth.  Because many people grind their teeth at night, they are… Read more »

TMJ Disorder in Lake Forest

That headache you’ve got might not be from staring at your computer too long while researching on the internet why your jaw and neck hurt. As our Lake Forest cosmetic dentists, Dr. James Fondriest, can tell you, there’s a good chance you might be suffering from temporomandibular (jaw)  joint disorder (TMJ disorder or TMD). Defining… Read more »

TMJ Disorder Relief for Chicago’s North Shore

More than 15 percent of adults in the United States suffer from some form of chronic facial pain, and about 50 percent of our patients exhibit signs or symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ, or jaw joints) disorder. We’ll descrube the symptoms of TMD, also called temporomandibular joint dysfunction, so you can understand if you suffer… Read more »