If you suffer from a dull, constant headache, or have a sore jaw when you wake up, you may be grinding your teeth. Your loved one may also tell you that they can hear the grinding at night. Many people grind their teeth because of stress and anxiety. But this behavior can also come from […]
Could I Have TMJ?
Do you have any of these symptoms? Jaw pain or tenderness around your cheeks, ears and neck Headaches or migraines Jaw stiffness Clicking jaw sounds Painful chewing If you do, you may have temporomandibular joint dysfunction disorder, more commonly known as TMJ. TMJ may also cause other symptoms including earache, locking jaws or the inability […]
Frequent Headaches May Be Relieved By Your Dentist
Did you know that chronic headaches may be caused by a problem with your jaw? Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ for short, is a condition where the joint that connects your upper and lower jaws doesn’t work properly. Some common symptoms of TMJ include: Headaches including migraine-like headaches Earaches Pressure and pain behind the eyes […]
5 Ways to Relax and Relieve TMJ
Having TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) disorders can mean that you’re waking up with a lot of pain. From your jaw to your temples, your temporomandibular joint and facial muscles are probably feeling sore and achy. Your teeth are probably also in a lot of pain. The first thing you should do is go to your dentist […]
5 Ways to Help Relieve TMJ
TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) occurs when the joint that connects your upper and lower jaw is either damaged or not working properly. The problem can occur due to issues with the muscle, ligament, or bone. If you’ve had your jaw lock or click before, it’s usually not something to worry about, but if it’s something […]
Do I Have TMJ/TMD?
What is TMJ/TMD? – TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint and TMD stands for temporomandibular disorders (which represents the different conditions related to the TMJ.) TMD sounds fancy, but it is actually a very common issue and affects as much as 15% of the American population. Many people mistakenly believe that TMD is caused by clenching […]