TMJ

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October 25, 2018
Chronic facial pain can be a sign of several health conditions, including a TMJ disorder. The TMJ is the temporomandibular joint located on both sides of your mouth where the jaw bone connects to your skull. These joints work with localized muscles, bones, and ligaments to accommodate chewing and… Read Full Post
April 24, 2018
Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ as it’s commonly known, is a painful condition caused by issues with the muscles, tendons, and bones in your jaw. Millions of people in the U.S. are affected by this condition but many don’t realize it as the symptoms of TMJ are often like those of many… Read Full Post
December 15, 2017
Chronic pain can cause more than just physical distress; it can be emotionally taxing as well. If you experience constant migraines and headaches or pain whenever you speak, eat, or use your jaw, you may feel hopeless and mentally exhausted from continually trying to alleviate that pain. If you… Read Full Post
September 09, 2016
Many adults believe ringing in their ears (tinnitus) is an indicator of hearing problems or an ear infection, but a misaligned jaw or an issue with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) could be the cause behind this aggravating sound.  Our TMJ specialist can help determine if the ringing sound is… Read Full Post
March 28, 2016
Essentially, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a disc that links the lower jaw to the skull, just in front of the ear. This joint allows people to open and close their mouths, serving vital functions such as talking and eating. However, this joint can also be the source of great pain and… Read Full Post
May 21, 2015
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the most active joint in the body. Every mouthful of food, every word we speak, and every breath we take depends on the TMJ. For many people, the symptoms of TMD are temporary, and require no medical treatment, but for up to 10 percent of the population, TMD can… Read Full Post
May 23, 2014
Many patients who regularly experience severe headaches might be surprised to learn that their symptoms could be originating from dysfunction of the jaw. Patients who suffer from TMJ disorder often report headaches of nearly migraine-like intensity. Don’t let pain in the jaw or other parts of the… Read Full Post
February 06, 2014
Do you struggle when you open your mouth to chew or speak, or regularly experience pain in your jaw, face, neck, shoulders, or ears? These problems could indicate a disorder of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which connects the lower jaw to the upper jaw. If you suffer from these symptoms, Salt… Read Full Post
December 12, 2013
Pain extending from the mouth into the rest of the face and head can be debilitating. Salt Lake City neuromuscular dentist Dr. Keith Warr can examine your jaw and develop solutions to ease pain and correct dental issues. Neuromuscular dentists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders… Read Full Post
December 09, 2013
Treating pain or discomfort of the face, neck or shoulders can start in the jaw. If you have debilitating jaw pain, Midvale neuromuscular dentist Dr. Keith Warr can assess the problem and discuss treatment options to restore function to your mouth. Neuromuscular dentists specialize in the… Read Full Post