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Can Stress and Anxiety Cause TMJ Disorder?

Do you ever feel excruciating pain in your jaw or elsewhere in your face when you open your mouth, such as when chewing, yawning, or talking? Is it sometimes difficult to open and close your jaw? Do your jaw muscles feel strained? Do you wake up with a sore jaw? Are you noticing that [...]

4 Common Headaches a Dentist Can Help Resolve

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) links your jaw to the skull. It acts as a “sliding hinge”, a joint in front of both your ears. This allows movement in the jaw, so you can yawn, chew, and talk. Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) creates pain and discomfort in the jaw and muscles that handle movement. [...]

Is TMJ Preventing You From Getting Sleep?

Many people think they can resolve their sleep problems by simply going to bed at a regular time every night, having the right pillows, and buying a high-quality mattress. Though those things do help to set the stage for a sound night of much-needed sleep, they might not be enough. If your bedtime routine [...]

Resolve to Do Something About TMJ This Year

There are many reasons to be happy over the holidays, but TMJ can also spike at this time. Although it may seem to subside again, it’s good to take this flare-up as a warning and get treatment before the problem worsens. Why TMJ Symptoms Can Spike During the Holidays The holidays are a big change [...]

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