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Do You Constantly Find Yourself Experiencing Jaw Pain?

Do you frequently experience pain in your mouth? While sometimes jaw pain can feel like an infected tooth, often it is a result of jaw pain from problems with your temporomandibular joints (TMJs). These joints connect your lower jawbone (the mandible) located near your ear to the side of your skull (temporal bone). These joints enable you to move your... read more »

The Evolution and Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

When it comes to dental conditions, TMJD is relatively new in being identified. It took until the 1950s for TMJ syndrome to get the attention it deserved from the healthcare community. And it took another 30 years after that for healthcare professionals to diagnose and treat this oral condition with the proper expertise. Earlier, TMJ pain was considered a person’s... read more »

Could TMJ Be the Culprit Behind Your Chronic Headaches and Other Symptoms?

Chronic headaches have a variety of causes, including TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders. This joint is the part of your lower jaw (mandible) that connects it to your skull (temporal bone) in front of the ear. It is made of muscles, blood vessels, nerves and bones in the head. This highly active joint is what helps you speak, laugh, yawn... read more »

Experiencing TMJ Symptoms and Pain? Our Doctor May Be Able to Help

When it comes to your jaw, some things can go wrong that may necessitate medical intervention. Specifically, if you have temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), which is one of the most common pain disorders our oral surgeons see. This disorder affects millions of Americans, most often women, although anyone can have TMJ symptoms. You might have TMJ if you find yourself... read more »

Don’t Ignore Jaw Pain and TMJ Symptoms

Do you suffer from jaw pain? Do you often hear clicking or popping noises when you move your jaw? These are symptoms of temporomandibular joint disease (TMD/TMJ disorder) that can cause parts of the jaw to malfunction. It can happen from misalignment of the jaw (malocclusion), a structural jaw deformity, or a straining of the muscles or tendons controlling movement... read more »

What To Do If You Recognize These Signs of TMJ/TMD

Body aches and pains can often show up and then go just as easily. f you have been exhibiting chronic jaw pain, you may have something more serious going on. Unusual jaw pain combined with headaches is a sign of TMJ/TMD, a dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint which connects your jaw to your skull. Located under your ears, this joint... read more »