Tag: TMJ disorders

How to Treat TMJ Disorders

You have two TMJs (temporomandibular joints) that connect your lower jaw to your skull. These joints are what allow you to talk and chew. However, TMJ disorders can interfere with the effectiveness of your joints, causing pain, a locked jaw, and/or difficulty chewing. Prevention is difficult because researchers don’t know what exactly causes these problems…. Read more »

3 Things You Should Know About Jaw Health (Pt. 2)

In our previous article, we discussed a bit about your jaw health. Particularly, how certain forms of discomfort could directly, or indirectly, be a sign of a jaw dysfunction. TMJs, short for your temporomandibular joints, are the hinges upon which your lower jaw, or mandible moves. When these joints and/or the muscles that power their movement… Read more »

3 Things You Should Know About Jaw Health (Pt. 1)

It’s not that no one ever thinks about their jaw health, but you might not notice just how significantly little things can affect it, or notice when something isn’t right. If your jaw is in trouble, but the symptoms are more centered on headaches than dental pain, then your jaw health might not be the… Read more »