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Pain from TMJ? 4 Tips to Help

Dealing with TMJ involves a lot of achy jaw pain and sometimes can even exhibit itself all the way up into the ear canal. If you are suffering from TMJ and just don’t know how to make your jaw feel better or more relaxed, try these three remedies.   Ice and Heat It’s true what […]

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Botox: The New Dental Tool

Yes, Botox is a great way to treat unwanted crows feet around the eyes and forehead wrinkles caused by old age, but did you know that Botox can also be used for dental purposes? From treating TMD to helping with jaw tension, Botox is a great way to help alleviate oral pain and discomfort. Read […]

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How Can Your Dentist Help With TMD?

TMD, more commonly called TMJ (which is actually the joint TMJ affects), is a jaw disorder that causes your jaw to be extremely tight and tense, resulting in a lot of pain all throughout the head and neck. It is estimated that more than 15% of adults in the US suffer from some version of […]

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Too Much of TMJ: the Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Your TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, is essentially the jaw joint. If you are one of approximately 10 million Americans who suffer from the associated joint and muscle disorders (TMD or TMJD, but often miscalled TMJ), you probably spend a lot of time in pain. While this isn’t a sign of a serious medical problem, that […]

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Trouble With a Capital TMJ

The temporomandibular joint is what connects your jaw to your skull. However, it can be affected by a disorder, TMJ for short, that causes you serious pain; inhibits your speech, diet, and life; and can even lead to other oral health issues. But how do you know that the pain you’re feeling in your jaw […]

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