Category Archives: TMD

Jaw Surgery For TMJ: Modified Condylotomy Facts

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

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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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Kick these 5 bad habits and reduce TMJ symptoms

Kick These 5 Bad Habits & Reduce TMJ disorder discomfort You’ve been diagnosed with TMJ disorder and you’re not sure what to do about it. Likely, you’re suffering from jaw…

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TMJ Disorder Symptoms: Tinnitus and Hearing Loss

  As we’ve mentioned previously in these blog articles on TMD or TMJ Disorder, people who suffer from this condition often face a confusing diagnosis process. Often, TMJ disorder causes many…

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Dental device for TMJ disorders

Choosing a TMJ Mouthguard

          Choosing a TMJ Disorder Mouth Guard: Once you’ve been diagnosed with a TMJ Disorder, the next question is: “What should I do to treat my…

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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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