Category Archives: Jaw Pain

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 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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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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Is Lockjaw the Same as TMD?

There seems to be some common misconceptions regarding the term “lockjaw.” On the one hand, many TMD sufferers will complain of a condition they call lockjaw. On the other hand,…

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Investigating TMD Symptoms: Jaw Muscle Stiffness

There can be many causes of jaw pain and stiffness. A stressful situation can make you clench your teeth and jaws so tightly that you feel some residual soreness and…

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Investigating TMD Symptoms: Clicking, Popping, and Grating of the Jaw Joint

Ever open your mouth only to have your jaw pop like a popcorn kernel in hot butter, click like the latch on the garden gate, or grate and grind like…

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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 to Treat Teeth Grinding

As you may have heard, teeth grinding in your sleep can be highly annoying to anyone who has to share a room or a bed with you. But more importantly,…

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Super secret fancy code – what is TMD?

As in all health care professions, we spend a great deal of effort and time in classification of the disease. Early in the more assertive awareness of jaw or bite…

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Neuromuscular Dentists Alleviating Chronic Pain

We continue to hear stories from across the country that those who suffer from chronic pain are finding relief in the chair of a neuromuscular dentist. Temporomandibular disorder commonly known as TMD or…

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