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Exercises for tmj

All About TMJ Exercises

Like many other parts of the body, we don’t realize how important the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is until it stops working properly. The TMJ is a unique joint that allows…

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TMJ Awareness Month

November is TMJ Awareness Month!

  If you suffer from TMJ symptoms, there may be times when you feel you are alone. However, more than 10 million Americans suffer with temporomandibular joint disorder. November is…

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10 Questions to ask TMJ Dentists

If you have been suffering from the pain and anxiety associated with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) — including difficulty chewing, clicking jaw / tmj lockjaw, ringing in the ears, headaches,…

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TMJ Migraine or Tension Headaches

Headaches are the most common health complaint in the world and the most common cause of medication overuse. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headache disorders — characterized as…

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Jaw Surgery For TMJ: Modified Condylotomy Facts

Treating TMJ disorders with a Modified Condylotomy surgical procedure Special Report to Leadingdentists.com: reviewed for accuracy by Dr. Mark Duncan; DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF    If you have been diagnosed with…

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Diagnosing Sleep Apnea: Epiworth Sleepiness Scale

At Leading Dentists we focus on neuromuscular dentistry and TMJ disorders.  Recently there has been a big response from the LVI trained dentists that we are in contact with regarding…

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What Does TMJ Stand For?

One of the most common questions that every patient diagnosed with TMD will have is “What is the difference between TMJ and TMD?”.  Many patients wonder because these terms have been…

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TMD Symptom Flare Ups and Treatment

If you’re suffering from TMD you will know the frustration and inconvenience caused from a sudden flare up of your symptoms. To manage the symptoms flare ups, we need to…

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Lockjaw TMD symptom

Exploring TMD Symptoms: LockJaw

TMJ LockJaw When your jaw locks, it is a painful and debilitating experience.  There are numerous things that you can do to help the condition.  Leading Dentists publishes trusted information about…

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Why is my Jaw Popping

Exploring TMJ Disorder Symptoms: Crepitus “Why is my jaw popping?”   Do you experience clicking, cracking and popping when your jaw opens or closes? Sometimes we all experience temporary jaw sounds….

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