Most people who suffer from severe headaches don’t think about going to their dentist to get help. But a dentist may be the right professional to turn to if your physician has not been able to determine the root cause of your pain. But first, it’s important to determine whether the headaches you are experiencing fit into a primary or secondary category. Primary headaches are … [Read more...] about Can A Dentist Cure Your Headaches?
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As an Orofacial Pain Specialist, people come to me when they’re suffering from the painful symptoms of a TM Disorder, which you may have heard referred to as TMJ, which is short for temporomandibular joints, which are your jaw joints. For most people, when properly treated, their TMJ problems can be controlled. But, for some, what began as a common TMJ problem can … [Read more...] about TMJ & Arthritis In The Jaw Joints
As an Orofacial Pain specialist, I've dedicated my professional career to helping people who suffer from the painful symptoms of TMJ. My daily encounters with patients put me at the cutting edge of the most effective treatments for TMJ, what's helping patients - and what is not. In early 2021, I took some time to reflect on the wide variety of patients I've been seeing in my … [Read more...] about Effective Treatments For TMJ Today
Note: This article explains how to evaluate yourself for TMJ, what you can do about it, and how to determine when you need to get some professional help. This past year's pandemic challenges have led more people to seek care for TMJ problems than ever before. In fact, you may be reading this article because you've had your first experience of TMJ during the past … [Read more...] about How To Evaluate Yourself For TMJ
Innumerable articles have been written since the onset of the pandemic about dentists experiencing a large increase in patients with cracked or broken teeth. The increase is usually attributed to the stress we’re all under due to the pandemic. Yes, stress. Stress can cause you to grind or clench your teeth so vigorously that they crack or break. And stress causes other oral … [Read more...] about Stress, Nail Biting & TMJ Jaw Problems