Posts Categorized: TMJ Disorder

What Does A Popping Jaw Mean?

Have you wondered what it means if your jaw pops, clicks, or moves slightly to the side when you open and close your mouth? While a popping jaw may be common, it is not normal for a jaw to do so. In some severe situations, it can cause discomfort and pain. A frequent popping or… Read more »

Understanding TMJ Disorder And Your Health

When you have any type of pain, it can affect your day to day activities. When you suffer from TMJ disorder, the multitude of related pains and discomforts can seriously impact several aspects of your health. TMJ disorder, short for temporomandibular joint disorder, is a dysfunction in one or both of the joints in your… Read more »

Help! My Jaw Constantly Hurts!

Jaw pain may consist of constant throbbing pain in your jaw and cheeks; pain from your jaw can even reach down to your temples, neck, and down to your shoulders. Constant jaw pain can also be accompanied with frequent headaches. If you experience any of this kind of chronic pain, it could be a sign… Read more »

FAQ: TMJ Disorder

Studies show that approximately 10 and 12 million people in the United States suffer from a common oral health issue known as TMJ disorder. TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder is caused by pressure on the jaw joints that can eventually lead to problems fully opening and closing your mouth. TMJ disorder can be treated using oral… Read more »

Is TMJ Disorder Making My Jaw Hurt?

Jaw pain can consist of constant throbbing pain in your jaw and cheeks. Pain from your jaw can even reach to your temples, neck, and down to your shoulders. These pains can also be accompanied with frequent headaches. These types of chronic pain could be a sign that you may have a condition known as TMJ… Read more »

How Do You Treat TMJ Disorder?

Studies show that between 10 and 12 million people in the United States suffer from a common oral health issue: TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. Caused by pressure on the jaw joints, this can lead to problems fully opening and closing your mouth. Fortunately, we can treat TMJ disorder with oral splint therapy or… Read more »

Is TMJ Disorder Causing My Jaw Pain?

Jaw pain can consist of constant throbbing pain in your jaw, cheeks, temples, neck, and even down to your shoulders. It may be a combination of these types of pain with frequent headaches. If you are experiencing these types of chronic pain, you may have a condition known as TMJ disorder. TMJ stands for the… Read more »

TMJ: What You Should Know

Modern society can be absolutely incredible. There are always new things to do or see, breathtaking technology at our fingertips 24/7, as well as opportunities to grow, change, and improve yourself. Modern life can also be a source of excess stress, which, over time, can have adverse effects on your overall well-being, including your oral… Read more »

Working With Your Orthodontist To Address TMJ Dysfunction

Every day you deal with TMJ dysfunction can be marked by discomfort. The problem can stem from several different sources. You may have problems with your jaw alignment because of a flawed bite (a problem often linked to crooked teeth). You might have this pain as the result of stress, especially if you tend to… Read more »

Quiz: Finding A Solution To TMJ Problems

Have you noticed that your jaw movements can sometimes feel strained, or difficult? Are you dealing with regular pain in your jaw joints, or in your face, neck, or head? These problems all tend to accompany TMJ issues. In addition to pain, and limited jaw movement, TMJ issues can also lead to a destructive teeth… Read more »