18 "Information" Posts
Got TMJ Disorder? It's Time To Stop Chewing Gum
It may be surprising to learn that people can develop or aggravate TMJ disorder by chewing gum.
How To Repair TMJ Disc Displacement Or Perforation
Understanding what makes the temporomandibular joint itself unique can shed light on how TMJ disc perforation and displacement occurs.
Tight, Swollen Neck Muscles? Your TMJ Might Be To Blame
The sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM for short) is often directly related to TMJ issues and may be a cause or symptom of TMD.
How Exactly Do TMJ Splints Work? We'll Explain It For You
A TMJ splint is essentially a type of oral appliance or bite guard, and it is designed to fit over the lower and upper teeth, or sometimes both.
TMJ And Insurance: Everything You Need To Know
Many medical and dental insurance companies do not offer TMJ insurance to cover treatment and the ones that do make it difficult.
Your TMJ Is Causing Your Ear Pain (Stop Blaming Infection)
Ear pain can often be caused by TMJ disorder. Many people, including doctors, misdiagnose the cause of earaches.
How To Tell If Your TMJ Is Causing Your Headaches
TMJ contributes to headaches by causing inflammation and tension around the temporomandibular joint, between the eye and the ear.
Here's Why TMJ Disorder Is Not Hereditary
One myth about TMJ disorder is that it is completely hereditary. This is plainly false. Here we'll explain why.
Why Your Jaw May Be Causing Your Eye Socket Pain
Because of the proximity of the jaw joint to the eye socket, issues with this joint could be responsible for your eye socket pain.
How Stress And Posture Worsen TMJ (And How To Fix It)
The root cause of TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) is often just poor posture and high stress.
How To Beat TMJ Disorder
If you happen to be somebody who suffers from TMJ disorder then you know that you want to work through the discomfort to find a cure.
Why TMJ Is Not A Genetic Disorder
TMJ can sometimes be seen among members of the same family but it is not a genetic disorder.
19 Tell-Tale Symptoms And Causes Of TMJ Disorder
TMJ is an acronym for Temporomandibular Joint, but can also refer to a disorder in the joint. These are the main symptoms and causes.
The Difference Between Bruxism and TMJ Explained
TMJ disorder and bruxism are closely related but not the same thing. Here are the important differences.
How Teeth Grinding And TMJ Are Related
Bruxism (teeth grinding) sometimes causes and exacerbates TMJ symptoms. If that sounds worrying, don’t worry. It's treatable.
How TMD (TMJ Disorder) Is Associated With Other Diseases
Is TMD associated with other diseases?” This is a question that usually pops up when it comes to this disorder. Fortunately, we're here to answer this question for you.
Children Or Adults: Who Is More Vulnerable To TMJ Disorder?
A lot of people have the predisposed bias that TMJ Disorder is an old people disease. Let's address who is more at risk- children or adults.
Is TMJ Disorder Temporary Or Permanent?
The permanence of TMD (TMJ Disorder) is still a bone of contention, and the lack of specialists in this field has not helped to ease the situation.