Archive for the ‘Jaw Health’ Category

What Is TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder, or temporomandibular joint disorder, affects the jaw joint which acts as a hinge, connecting the jaw to the skull. Although there isn’t one exact cause for the disorder, often times it occurs after you’ve experienced some sort of facial injury or trauma. Because of this and the nature of symptoms you may experience […]

How To Relieve Your Jaw Pain

Whether you’re having a constant throbbing feeling or it comes and goes, jaw pain is certainly uncomfortable. If you’re waking with a sore face or jaw, it’s likely that you have a dental condition – like bruxism or TMJ disorder. If you’re currently experiencing jaw pain – no matter the severity – don’t hesitate to […]

A Quiz On Occlusal Disease

Your masticatory system can be complicated. There are many parts, and when they are healthy and working together, they are like a well-oiled machine. However, if one part is damaged even a minor way, it can throw off the whole system and result in pain or tooth wear. Last month we discussed Occlusal Disease. This […]