Category: Jaw Health / TMJ Disorders

Important Questions About TMJ Disorder

Almost everyone recognizes common dental issues like cavities and gum disease, and is aware of their common symptoms, like toothaches and bleeding gums. But not every threat to your smile is as obvious or well-known. For instance, TMJ disorder affects millions of people, many of whom don’t yet realize it. The jaw dysfunction is often… Read more »

Do Your Jaws Hurt?

Are you finding that you’re experiencing a type of discomfort that you have never experienced before? Is something causing you surprisingly consistent discomfort in your jaw area but you cannot remember incurring any type of injury? If so, you may find that like millions of other individuals, you are dealing with an oral health problem… Read more »

Do You Have TMJ Disorder?

If you’ve been looking up the cause of your sore jaw online, you’ve probably seen the phrase TMJ disorder. Could this be the cause of your discomfort? Could the uncomfortable symptoms you’re experiencing every day be tied to a problem with your oral health? Fortunately, we can help. We can offer the tools you need to maintain comfort… Read more »

The Parts Of Your TMJ

What is your TMJ? Your TMJ or temporomandibular joint is your jaw joint. You have a jaw joint on each side of your face just in front of your ear. They are the joints that attach your bottom jaw to the rest of your skull. You can actually feel the joint working when you put… Read more »

TMJ Quiz

Most people are aware that they can have problems with their teeth from cavities, to braces, to chipped or broken teeth, to tooth loss. Many people are aware that they can have issues with their gingival tissue, from a gummy smile to gingivitis, to periodontal disease. But maybe people are not so aware that they… Read more »

Do Your Headaches Stem From A TMJ Disorder?

Everyone suffers from a headache at some point in their lives. Even children get headaches, although they may not be able to explain what they are. If you are getting frequent headaches, have you ever considered that they may be coming from a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder? Headaches are a major symptom of TMJ disorders…. Read more »

Common Jaw Exercises For TMJ

It’s estimated that over 10 million people suffer from temporomandibular disorder or TMJ. More women than men are affected by it.  Experts are not sure what causes TMJ but the symptoms are many and common. Do you wake in the morning with frequent headaches? Do you have frequent earaches or ringing in your ears? Does… Read more »

Q’s And A’s About TMJ’s

Your TMJ is your temporomandibular joint. You have two TMJs or temporomandibular joints and they are located on the sides of your face just in front of your ear. These joints connect your lower jaw to your skull so you can open your mouth to talk, eat, drink, yell, yawn, sing, etc.  Problems may arise… Read more »

Struggling with TMJ Pain?

Being one of the most frequently undiagnosed dental health complications, TMJ Disorder is a debilitating condition that causes the sufferer to experience chronic pain and discomfort surrounding the main jaw joints, located on both sides of the skull, near the ears. Untreated cases can result in early arthritis, tooth damage, chronically fatigued muscles, severe headaches… Read more »

Can Your Teeth Cause Headaches?

Chronic head pain can be extremely debilitating, especially when the cause remains unknown. When discussing headaches and migraines with your doctor, the important role your teeth play in your level of comfort is often overlooked. All it takes is one minor imbalance to create a huge array of complications. If you are a chronic sufferer,… Read more »