Category: TMJ Disorder

Chronic Pain? Oral Splint Therapy May Help

Unfortunately, many people live with chronic pain. While some may have never tried to seek help, there are a lot of people that cannot find the right solution for their pain. TMJ disorder is a condition affecting the joints (temporomandibular) of the jaw. It is often caused by misalignment, which can lead to undue stress… Read more »

Am I Overworking My Jaw?

Your jaw has a joint on either side known as your temporomandibular joints, your TMJ. These joints are among the most used joints in your whole body because you use it for chewing, biting, and speaking. You use your jaw every single day. Yes, these joints are capable of taking the brunt of a lot… Read more »

The ABC’s Of TMJ Disorder

Whether you have already received a diagnosis of TMJ disorder or if you are starting to think that your consistent jaw pain may be related to it, it is important to understand what the disorder is. To make it a little bit simpler, we have lined up the ABC’s, the basics if you will, of… Read more »

How Do You Diagnose TMJ Disorder?

Temporomandibular joint disorder can be a literal pain in the neck. The condition, which is more commonly known as TMJ disorder, is a disorder of the joints of your jaw. The disorder can manifest in a multitude of ways, and some not necessarily be pain in your jaw. Symptoms can include anything from headaches to… Read more »

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 »