TMJ

Is Bruxism Affecting You?

You may not even realize that you grind your teeth, but tooth grinding (or “bruxism” as it is technically known) can cause long-term problems and short-term pain. Read on for some more information about this painful habit (that you may not even know you have) and what you can do about it. The harm that bruxism can …

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7+ Things You Should Know About TMJ

Does your jaw hurt, sometimes unbearably? Have you been getting headaches? TMJ may be the reason. Read on for some more information about TMJ and what can be done about it. What is TMJ? The term “TMJ” is often used to describe pain in the jaw joint (the temporomandibular joint). This joint is in use all the …

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When Can Your Jaw or Bite Be the Cause of Headaches and Neck aches?

It is often hard for individuals to imagine how the jaw alignment can cause headaches and TMJ pain. Consider that the head and neck have so many muscles working together to help us with simple tasks such as chewing, talking, and swallowing. If these muscles are strained or out of alignment due to the way …

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How Can Advanced Dentistry Change your Jawline Non-surgically

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal (https://www.wsj.com/articles/jaw-surgery-sharp-11641474959?page=1) that was discussing how sharp jawlines are desired. This is  understandable.  The article discusses how a dermatologist uses fillers and botox to help these patients and discusses facelifts as the gold standard. this is all helpful, however, what was left out is what some TMJ trained …

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5 Habits That Worsen TMJ Symptoms 

For those who suffer from TMJ, there is nothing worse than aggravating your symptoms. Several habits can worsen your TMJ symptoms, and it’s essential to avoid these at all costs. Here are five habits that can worsen TMJ symptoms:    1.) Poor Posture Make postural adjustments to reduce everyday activities such as reading a book, checking …

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How Stress and TMJ are Related

From a heavy workload to a fight with a close friend, everyone at some point in their life experiences stress. But what happens when a stressful period of life turns into a sore jaw and tense headaches? It may be hard to differentiate the two but let’s first go over TMJ and how you can treat …

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Worn Teeth and TMJ Pain: Bite Correction and Beautiful Pain Free Smiles

Worn teeth and broken teeth are often tell tale for misaligned bites and/or TMJ pain.  It is easy to see how this ladies misaligned bite prematurely wore her teeth down. Notice she had multiple crowns placed through the years as they continued to break. She felt as if she did  not have a home for her bite …

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