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3 Reasons Why the Pandemic Might Have Caused Your Jaw Pain

To some extent, the entire world is struggling with long COVID. No, we’re not talking about the persistent symptoms that many people struggle with for months, even years, after their initial COVID infection. We’re talking about the mere fact that the COVID pandemic has lasted more than two years, causing profound changes in the way [...]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Postpone TMJ Treatment

Temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD) are common. Nearly a third of all adults experience them at some time. While most cases of TMJ resolve on their own without professional treatment, if your TMJ is persistent or recurring, you should seek treatment. Here are five great reasons why you {{{{link id='52235' [...]

Night Guards Might Not Be The Best Treatment For Grinding Teeth

Everyday stressors like work and taking care of your children can lead to clenching and grinding your teeth which leads to as much as 250 pounds of force. Dentists have reported an increase in tooth fractures attributed to bruxism. The increase in bruxism cases is likely due to stress and anxiety. Most patients aren’t [...]

By |March 17th, 2021|TMJ|

Is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Good for TMJ? 

For years, doctors have recommended an anti-inflammatory diet to people who suffer from arthritis, autoimmune disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases, psoriasis, and more. Each of these conditions causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. {{{{link id='50424' text='Temporomandibular joint disorder'}}}} is no different. TMJ disorders cause inflammation in the jaw joint and pain in the neck, [...]

By |October 20th, 2020|TMJ|

How Will TMJ Treatment Change Your Life?

If you’ve debated whether or not you should invest the time and energy into {{{{link id='50424' text='TMJ treatment'}}}}, one last factor you should consider in your decision is how TMJ treatment can change your life. Oftentimes patients often understand why treatments are necessary but don’t consider how much it can actually affect their lives. [...]

By |July 7th, 2020|TMJ|