TMJ Diagnosis

TMJ Diagnosis and treating TMJ disorders What can you do if you suspect that you are suffering from a TMJ disorder? Many people suffer from variants of TMJ disorders, but you are not forced to suffer through them. Learn about what causes TMJ disorders, discover if you are experiencing symptoms of a TMJ disorder and if you need to visit …

TMJ Neck Pain

TMJ and related neck and shoulder pain Temporomandibular disorder is often called TMJ, although this is actually the abbreviation for the joint that this disorder affects. The proper abbreviation for temporomandibular disorder is TMD, and it negatively affects one of the most important joints in the body, the jaw, which can have some surprising and severe effects on the surrounding …

Facial Pain

TMJ can cause facial pain What is your TMJ and how can it cause facial pain? Your temperomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint formed when a knobby projection of your lower jaw bone fits into a shallow basin at the base of your temporal bone, forming the joint that allows you to open and close your mouth. You can feel …

TMJ Headaches & Migraines

TMJ Can Cause migraines or headaches If you’re suffering from chronic headaches and nothing seems to be helping, you may be suffering from a TMJ problem, which is a dental issue. Your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is the point at which your lower jaw connects to the rest of your skull. It may seem like a tiny hinge and rather …

What is TMJ (neuromuscular) dentistry?

The science of TMJ (neuromuscular) dentistry Many people find it extremely difficult to enjoy everyday activities because of a painful condition such as a headache, earache, sore ear or an aching neck. It has been estimated that more than twenty-eight million people suffer from chronic headaches, while about forty-five million experience migraine headaches on a regular basis. These headache sufferers …