Category Archives: Education

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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Foods choices for TMJ

Reducing TMD Pain with a TMJ Care Diet.

If you read the headline of this article and you are still reading, you are likely suffering from TMD and are looking for any tidbit of information that can deliver…

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The Roots of Neuromuscular Dentistry (Part 1)

Up until the late 1950s, there was no such diagnosis as TMD (temporomandibular disorder). And it wasn’t until the 1980s that there was any kind of formal diagnosis or treatment…

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The Basics Behind Sonography of the Temporomandibular Joint

If your dentist or physician suspects you are suffering from TMD, they may decide you should have a joint sound study, or ​​sonographic analysis, to verify your diagnosis. This may sound…

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How Do Neuromuscular Dentists Diagnose Me?

Anyone who has had temporomandibular joint issues knows the pain and myriad symptoms it can cause. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJ disorders) are those that relate to the muscles…

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How Does a Bad Bite Form?

“Bad bite” is the term used to describe problems with how the upper and lower teeth meet. The technical term is malocclusion, and it is one of the most common…

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Whole Tooth and Nothing But the Tooth: The Lifecycle of Your Teeth

Most of your body parts are formed at birth. You grow into them as the years pass, but they’re all there. Teeth are the exception. They grow in, they fall…

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Dentistry’s Dirty Little Secrets

One of the greatest things I discovered as a dentist going through my educational journey is that there is WAY more left to learn and discover than what we currently…

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