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TMJ Guards: Do I Need a Professional Fitting?

If you are experiencing any of the painful symptoms of TMJ disorder, like headaches, jaw pain, teeth grinding and clicking and jaw popping sounds – you may have heard how a…

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bruxism dentist

Bruxism: What Is It And How Do You Treat It?

  Do you suffer from excessive teeth grinding or jaw clenching? These conditions, known as bruxism, and the sensation of jaw locking are common symptoms of TMJ disorder. Is TMJ…

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night or day tmj guard

Day Guards and Night Guard: What’s the Difference?

In this short post we look into the different types of TMJ guards and when a neuromuscular dentist when recommend a professional fitting for one. All About TMJ Night Guards…

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Jaw Clicking and Popping

Jaw Clicking, Jaw Popping and The Bad Bite

One of the more common symptoms of TMJ disorder (also known as TMD) is a clicking or popping sound when you open and close your mouth. In this article, Leading…

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Headache and Jaw Pain

Headache and Jaw Pain: The TMJ Connection.

Headaches are one of the most common health problems in the world. The problem crosses age, race, geographic and economic lines.  Jaw pain, while less common, affects a large volume…

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TMJ in children

Do Children Get TMJ Disorder?

While most TMJ pain and TMD sufferers are adults, the disorder occurs rarely in children. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has identified cases of TMJ in infants, children…

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tmj disorders in women

TMJ in Women, What do We Know? | Leading Dentists

Like many other workhorses of the body, when your TMJ is functioning properly, you don’t even realize it is there.  The fact is that women experience sever issues with their…

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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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tmj questions

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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