TMD Is Hard to Distinguish from Other Facial Pain

One of the greatest challenges facing people with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD or sometimes TMJ) is just getting an accurate diagnosis. Many people spend years dealing with their primary care doctors and various specialists trying to get relief, but are unable to get relief because they can’t get a positive diagnosis. Researchers Read More

By |January 10th, 2019|TMJ|

Stress, Tinnitus, and TMD

Tinnitus is a condition that can be very hard to live with. In fact, people with tinnitus tend to suffer very high rates of depression and stress. For many people, tinnitus is a source of significant stress, but sometimes the opposite is true. About half of people with tinnitus can trace its origins back to Read More

What to Do When a Doctor Won’t Believe in Your TMD Pain

Many people who suffer chronic illness find that they’re not just fighting their illness, they’re fighting against a doctor, and, indeed, an entire medical system, that doesn’t believe them and won’t credit their word about the pain they’re experiencing. The fight leads to years of misdiagnosis, unhelpful treatments, and, of course, ongoing pain that may Read More

By |September 12th, 2018|TMJ|

Bad Posture Could Be a Cause of TMJ Disorder

You’ve never experienced an injury or any form of trauma to the face—you would definitely remember it, right? So that rules that out. You don’t bite your nails, chew on the inside of your cheek or clench your teeth. You spent two years of high school with orthodontics, and as a result, your teeth and Read More

TMJ Symptoms That May Be More Serious Than They Seem

TMJ is often a treatable condition. In fact, it can usually be treated with noninvasive techniques if detected early enough. But often the condition doesn’t get treated early because people don’t pay attention to the early symptoms. Some of the early symptoms of TMJ may not seem serious, but they should Read More

By |December 7th, 2017|TMJ|
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