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|

Why You Might Not Develop TMJ until Years after a Jaw Injury

It’s often hard to track down the cause of TMJ. Temporomandibular joint disorder can result from many potential causes, and finding the right cause can help guide treatment. One common cause of TMJ is a jaw injury. But TMJ doesn’t necessarily develop right after the injury. It can take Read More

Do I Need to See a Dentist about My Teeth Clenching?

Occasional teeth clenching may happen to anyone, and it may not need professional attention. However, some people may clench and grind their teeth often. When you clench your teeth regularly, it’s a condition known as bruxism, which can result in serious oral and general health problems. How do you know when Read More

NSAIDs Linked to Increased Heart Attack Risk

If you are suffering from regular headaches and jaw pain, you might reach for an over-the-counter (OTC) medication to help control your discomfort. Although this might seem like a normal, safe thing to do, the truth is that OTC medications can carry as many risks as prescription medications. This point was driven home last Read More

Occlusal Splint Provides the Fastest Relief for TMJ

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ or sometimes TMD) can be hard to treat. Even once we’ve overcome the problem of diagnosis, there are many potential approaches that can provide relief, although not everyone sees results from all treatments. It can be hard to know which treatment people should try first to get relief. But now a Read More

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