How do I know if my symptoms are caused by stress or TMJ disorder?

Are you experiencing facial pain, headaches, and/or difficulty chewing? These symptoms could be sign of a common oral health condition called TMJ disorder. Issues with the TMJ can be quite debilitating and difficult to identify because stress can produce similar symptoms. Our practice offers TMJ treatment to improve your comfort and your oral function. Many […]

Treatment Options For TMJ Disorder

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder can cause significant discomfort for patients in addition to contributing to other issues, such as compromised chewing ability. In order to improve your health and quality of life, you should consult with your dentist to learn about effective TMJ treatment options. Causes and Symptoms of TMJ Disorder A TMJ disorder can […]

Experiencing Jaw Pain: Could it be TMJ disorder?

Do you suffer with orofacial pain, particularly along the jaw? Perhaps you struggle with headaches and have difficulty opening and closing your mouth. These symptoms are classic markers of TMJ disorder. Our dentist provides TMJ treatment to improve oral function and alleviate discomfort. Facts about TMJ Disorder The TMJ is a joint that connects the […]

Is My Headache a Migraine or TMJ Disorder?

TMJ is the abbreviation for temporomandibular joint. These are the joints in front of your ears where your jaw connects to your skull that allows your teeth to move up, down, and side to side. If you experience headaches, neck or facial pain do not self-diagnose your condition. An appointment with your dentist may provide […]

An Overview of TMJ

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a complex disorder that can create a variety of symptoms, making it difficult to diagnose. It’s also referred to as TMD. TMJ treatment is individualized and based on the specific needs of the patient as well as the underlying causes of the problem which can vary from person to […]

Can wisdom teeth cause TMJ disorder?

TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint disorder. The temporomandibular joint is located on either side of the head just in front of the ears. It is a hinge joint which allows the bottom jaw to move. It is a complex joint consisting of muscle, tendons and other connective tissues which serve many functions. This joint […]