TMJ Orthotics

Treating TMJ with TMJ orthotics Does that beautiful smile on your face mask throbbing pain right behind it? If so, you may be suffering from TMJ disorder. Everybody’s jaw and teeth have a slightly different ways they fit together, and when the natural order for your jaw and teeth are just a tad off, your mouth simply doesn’t work quite …

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 …

TMJ Ear Pain

TMJ ear pain TMJ disorders can cause pain in the ears as well as pain in the jaw, neck and shoulders. Of course, other disorders can cause similar symptoms to TMJ ear pain such as an ear infection, tooth abscess, ear wax build-up or any number of serious conditions, so it’s important to see a doctor to rule out other …

TMJ Jaw Pain

TMJ can cause jaw pain Which one of these would you enjoy most? Making an involuntary popping sound when you open your jaw? Instead of a headache, would you like a face ache or a jaw ache? Would you like your jaw to hurt whenever you chew or talk? Perhaps a tired jaw would interest you. Better than any of …

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 …

Injury & Trauma

Injuries & trauma to the jaw can cause TMJ As much as we try and take care of ourselves, it is inevitable that at some point or other an accident happens and an injury occurs. The neck, face, back and shoulders are some of the most common places we hurt and also some of the most fragile and important parts …

Airway Issues

Not having a good night sleep? Breathing problems such as allergies or an underdeveloped jaw can cause TMJ (Temporomandibular joint dysfunction). TMJ can cause snoring or sleep apnea. We only need to think of the famous song to understand the jaw bone’s connected to, well, everything. Briefly, when the jaw is not properly aligned, it will have an effect on …

Unbalanced Bite

Unbalanced bite can be a pain in the neck Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and the muscles that control jaw movement. There are a number of symptoms associated with TMJ disorders that range from an annoying ache to a searing pain. While there are a wide variety …