Temporomandibular Jaw Pain

Self-Care Habits for TMJ Pain

Some estimates say that TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders impact over 10 million people across the United States.  TMJ disorders, or TMJD, can cause severe pain and a lot of problems for those affected.  The jaw is an extremely complex joint and for most people, symptoms can arise without any obvious cause or reason. What is [...]

A Hidden Cause of TMJ Disorders

Up to 12% of the population suffers with some type of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJD.  Dysfunction with the TMJ can cause different symptoms in different people, making it a difficult condition to address.  TMJD sufferers may experience facial pain, difficulty opening the jaw, grinding of the teeth, sensitive teeth, clicking or popping of the [...]

TMD Does Not Discriminate but Help Is Available

TMD – which stands for temporomandibular joint dysfunction and affects the jaw – seems to be becoming more and more common. Some theories seem to indicate that stress may be playing a huge role in the upsurge of this condition. This makes sense as stress negatively affects the muscles of the neck, leading them to [...]