Category: TMJ Disorder

Will TMJ Therapy Stop Recurring Headaches?

Do you have recurring headaches, but aren’t sure why? Often, the root of the problem may be in your smile. TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, is a jaw joint problem that could lead to persistent head pain. Fortunately, we have treatment options to help our Ft. Worth, TX, patients suffering from headaches and TMD.

Quiz: TMJ Disorder And Solutions

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, which are the joints on either side of your jaw. TMJ disorder is the dysfunction of these joints. Today, we will quiz your knowledge of TMJ disorder and some of the available solutions for the problem. We will also be providing an answer key, so that knowledge can be gained…. Read more »

Teeth-Grinding’s Effects On Your Jaw

Do you ever wake up in the morning with a sore jaw? You may be grinding your teeth unconsciously. Bruxism is the term for the chronic, habitual act of grinding your teeth. It often happens as the jaw clenches together. It can be caused by stress or an awkward alignment of your bite. If you… Read more »

Surprising Symptoms Of TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is the dysfunction of the temporomandibular joints, which are the joints on either side of your jaw. These joints allow for the movement of your mouth in one of the most complex ways of the body (up and down, side to side, back and forth). Not surprising symptoms of a disorder of the… Read more »

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 »