TMJ /Facial Pain Symptoms & Eating Disorders – The Connection As a TMJ doctor, every year I see a number of patients who are suffering from an extraordinarily high level of face and jaw pain. At first glance, the level of suffering they report is much greater than what I commonly see. One such group are people with a history of one particular eating disorder - bulimia … [Read more...] about Facial Pain – Is It Bruxism or Is It Bulimia?
During the course of the year, I invariably see a number of patients whose level of orofacial pain suffering is extraordinarily high. One such group includes patients who relate a history of an eating disorder, most commonly bulimia nervosa. In these patients, there is often an absence of the typical physical findings found in those suffering from "TMD." But, there are … [Read more...] about TMD & The Eating Disorder Patient
This post has been updated and can be found here. If you’re someone who suffers from TMJ, you’ve likely tried numerous strategies to feel better. Jaw problems show up as facial pain, jaw pain, and even persistent toothaches, any of which can ruin the quality of your life. The good news is that everyday studies are done and discoveries are made that help get to the bottom of … [Read more...] about The Latest In TMJ Treatment Strategies
The effectiveness of Botox to erase the signs of aging is well-known. But Botox, as you may have heard, can be used to treat a number of medical conditions, as well. As the popularity of Botox has grown so has the number of people who are willing to inject it. Botox for jaw problems, including symptoms associated with TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction), is no … [Read more...] about Botox For Jaw Problems – Who To Trust
Toothache pain typically occurs due to problems associated with pupal pathology, periapical pathology or both. In most cases (94% of the time) root canal treatment resolves the pain. But a small percentage of patients continue to experience pain that is not responsive to medications and /or surgical procedures. When this occurs a number of factors could be responsible including … [Read more...] about Lingering Pain After Root Canal Therapy