Posts Categorized: TMJ Disorder

Jaw Discomfort Quiz

You know that your jaw hurts – but do you know why? Have you been reading up on TMJ disorder symptoms and just when you think you understand what’s wrong, you stumble across literature regarding bruxism? The good news is that we can help you with your discomfort, while keeping you from experiencing serious damage… Read more »

Resolving TMD and Bruxism In 2016

You may have noticed that your TMJ disorder or bruxism did not fare well throughout the holiday season – or, you might have done a wonderful job at calming symptoms. Either way, these issues will continue and worsen until you seek professional treatment, even with the most dedicated attention to home remedies like avoiding stress…. Read more »

3 Signs You May Have TMJ Disorder

If you are not already familiar, TMJ disorder affects your jaw joints – medically referred to as your temporomandibular joints (TMJs). The problem occurs when your jaw joints become damaged or simply lose their full functioning capabilities, which leads to a variety of uncomfortable side effects. The good news is that you can prevent long-term… Read more »

Tips: Holiday Smile Protection

What’s going on with your smile and your concerns this holiday season? Do you spend a significant amount of effort and care making sure your smile remains in excellent condition? Do you suffer from issues like TMJ disorder or bruxism that worry you as the upcoming excitement (and stress) of this festive time inch closer… Read more »

Protect Yourself Against Bruxism and TMJ Problems

If you suffer from bruxism or TMJ disorder, you know that the most important aspect of your treatment is professional care. If you have not yet visited us to receive oral appliance therapy, so we can dramatically improve your oral health and protect you from long-term consequences, then schedule an appointment immediately. In the meantime,… Read more »

Why Does My Face Hurt?

In some cases, an uncomfortable face is easy to diagnose. For instance, perhaps you suffer sunburn or have been using drying topical products, both of which lead to tight, dry, burning or itching skin. However, when you deal with face pain that is deeper and consistent over a long period of time, it’s important to… Read more »

What Is Oral Appliance Therapy?

When it comes to preventing the long-term side effects of some potentially troublesome oral disorders, we often suggest oral appliance therapy to protect your oral health. While this may sound interesting, you may never have heard of this type of treatment. The good news is that it offers exceptional benefits for a variety of issues,… Read more »

Why Is My Jaw Popping?

One of the most alarming things when it comes to your health is a sudden change, particularly a dramatic one. If you are experiencing a jaw that was once silent and is now making a popping sound, it is understandable that you may feel concerned. Though this symptom may point to an underlying oral health… Read more »

Can Relaxation Protect Your Smile?

When you think about relaxing, a smile probably widens across your face and you instantly connect with the idea of feeling at peace. Have you ever given much thought to how relaxing can directly affect your oral health? If you’re a patient suffering from TMJ disorder or bruxism, you may want to consider the link… Read more »

The Benefits of TMJ Treatment

Have we diagnosed you with TMJ disorder (TMD)? Are you simply certain that the source of your discomfort is a poorly functioning jaw joint and you are looking for a way to protect your long-term oral health? If so, we encourage you to visit us for TMJ treatment as soon as possible. We understand, however,… Read more »