Posts Categorized: TMD

Discussing The Symptoms Of TMD With Your Dentist

Is your ongoing issue with painful or difficult jaw movements a sign of oral health trouble? If you struggle to bite and chew comfortably, experience regular pains in your face and neck, or experience headaches, you could be feeling the intrusive symptoms of TMD. A problem with TMD can be the result of many different… Read more »

Quiz: Receiving Treatment For Bruxism And TMD

Individuals who suffer TMD, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction, can develop the problem in many different ways. It could be a consequence of stress, an injury, poor bite alignment, or arthritis in their joints. Individuals who grind their teeth may develop TMD, but TMD is also a possible cause of teeth grinding, or bruxism. Because these… Read more »

My Jaw Is Giving Me A Headache!

How can your jaw give you a headache, you may wonder…or neck pain, or tension in your shoulders? The fact is, it can. All the parts of our bodies are connected, not just by bones, but by way of muscles, ligaments, nerves, tissue, veins, arteries, and blood vessels.  For instance, a very large nerve called… Read more »

Why Are My Teeth Tired?

Do your teeth feel tired? That may seem like a silly question, and it actually is. What we mean is do your gums feel tired and achy? Does your jaw feel tired and achy too? Do the roots of your teeth seem to ache? Do you wonder why? If you answer yes to the questions… Read more »

TMJ Disorder Relief: A Quiz

Suffering from TMJ disorder can cause severe discomfort. In addition, you may find yourself dealing with frustration as you try to figure out why your jaw joints are not functioning up to snuff and what to do about it. The good news is that there are some simple remedies for alleviating stress and strain on… Read more »

Jaw Soreness? TMJ Disorder May Be the Cause

Have you been waking up with a sore jaw? Do you experience regular headaches? Does your bite feel off or uncomfortable? You could be experiencing a jaw disorder that affects your TMJ, which is the joint that connects your jawbone to the rest of your skull. Common dental conditions that affect your TMJ include bruxism… Read more »

Lifestyle Choices for a Healthy Jaw

It’s time for lunch, and you skipped breakfast. Your stomach was rumbling so loudly in the office all morning that your co-workers were giggling. You are starving. You can’t wait to make a b-line to the restaurant up the street where you can order a burger so big, you can barely open your mouth up… Read more »