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|

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

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