Archive for the ‘TMD’ Category

The Importance of TMJs and Jaw Health

There are many factors that contribute to a strong and healthy smile. Keeping your teeth clean by brushing and flossing them at least twice a day helps control the bacteria that can lead to destructive dental diseases. However, ensuring that your smile functions as it’s supposed to is a different matter, and TMJ disorder (which […]

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 […]

Jaw Pain: Diagnosing TMJ Disorder

If your jaw has been feeling sore, tired, or uncomfortable lately, you could be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder – or, TMJ disorder. While it may sound scary and has been known to be extremely painful, it’s often temporary and goes away with little to no treatment. However, since the disorder surrounds the relationship between […]