Category Archives: TMD

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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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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TMJ joint location

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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Popping balloon

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 sufferer with tinnitus

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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