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June 15, 2021
You may have heard that one of the symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is a “migraine-like headache.” This is accurate in that both can cause debilitating pain and both can result in lost productivity and relentless discomfort. But the causes and symptoms of these two types of… Read Full Post
December 04, 2020
Bruxism, more commonly known as jaw clenching or grinding teeth, is often a stress-related condition. Commonly unconscious, bruxism may occur while you are working, recreating, and even sleeping, making it something that can be very difficult to bring under control. But bringing the habit under… Read Full Post
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