TMJ Disorder Explained

There are quite a few different problems you can have with your mouth. From cavities to gum disease, there’s no shortage of issues you need to be on the lookout for. You probably don’t think about problems with your jaw that often, though. Specifically, there’s a disorder you can develop called TMJ disorder. There’s a lot of misconception around it,... read more »

The Basics of TMJ Disorder

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joints. These refer to the joints that connect the upper and lower jaw to the head. A TMJ disorder is a condition in which these joints become damaged and cause chronic pain. The pain often manifests as a constant dull ache close to the temple or ears and is accompanied by pain while opening the mouth,... read more »

Do You Treat Your TMJs with TLC?

Do you treat your TMJs with tender loving care? Your TMJs, also called your temporomandibular joints, are those joints in your jaw that play a crucial role in your mouth’s capacity to open and close. Symptoms that they may be damaged include: -popping noises from your jaw -the incapacity to fully open and close your mouth -pain within your jaw... read more »

Insights on TMJ Disorder and Your Treatment Options

Your TMJ, or temporomandibular joints, hinge your jawbone to the rest of your skull. These complex joints work in synergy with a series of ligaments and muscles to enable you to open your mouth, chew and grind food, as well as speak. Each sophisticated ball and socket joints also include a small disk of cartilage to allow the slip needed... read more »