Neuromuscular Orthodontics Could Be The Solution To Your TMJ Issues

Many are under the preconceived notion that “braces” only enhance the appearance of a smile. The truth is, they have other uses, too. Take neuromuscular orthodontics, for instance. This treatment not only straightens your smile but also helps balance your bite for health and function. Neuromuscular orthodontics happens to be the treatment of choice [...]

By |November 9th, 2021|TMJ|

TMJ Disorder: The Top 6 Exercises You Can Do At Home To Relieve Pain

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder can be quite painful. The good news is, there are a number of exercises you can do at home (or work) to help enhance your jaw strength and reduce discomfort. What Is TMJ Disorder? This is a condition that affects the bones and muscles of your jaw. Your [...]

By |October 14th, 2021|TMJ|

From Diagnosis To Treatment: What To Expect If You Think You Have TMJ

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects your jawbone to your skull. There’s one joint on each side of the jaw, and it acts like a “sliding hinge”. TMJ disorder causes pain in the muscles that control jaw movement. This is also known as temporomandibular disorder (TMD). This condition will require a diagnosis [...]

By |September 15th, 2021|TMJ|

Should I Be Concerned About Worn Teeth?

One of the most common dental problems that occur with age is tooth wear. Think of your teeth like the soles of your shoes. They start out at a certain height and then with use, they begin to wear down. Depending on how you walk, your shoes might wear down on one side more [...]

TMJ and Oral Cancer Share Symptoms

One of the biggest problems with trying to self-diagnose with information from the internet is that your symptoms might overlap with several different conditions. For example, some of the ear symptoms related to TMJ are shared with oral cancer symptoms. These overlapping symptoms might also indicate an ear infection. How do you know which [...]

By |March 10th, 2021|TMJ|
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