Category Archives: TMJ

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Treatments for TMD

All cases of temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) aren’t caused by the same condition or set of conditions. Often times, TMD is blamed on stress, even though that is simply an…

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Investigating TMD Symptoms: Dizziness

One symptom that many with TMD experience and yet often dismiss is dizziness—and that can be a problem in more ways than one. First, let’s look at the connection between…

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