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Category: TMJ Disorder

Mouth Exercises to Help with TMJ Pain

Mouth Exercises to Help with TMJ Pain

TMJ pain ranges from mild to severe. Luckily, there are several easy mouth exercises you can do to manage your pain. If you hear a clicking sound or experience pain when you’re chewing and have headaches or ear, face, jaw, or neck pain, you may have a TMJ disorder. You’re not alone. Around 10 million
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How to Manage Jaw Pain from TMJ Syndrome

Are you suffering from TMJ syndrome? Here’s how to get relief from jaw pain. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research estimates 10 million Americans suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, a persistent pain in the jaw. A hinge joint, the TMJ connects your jawbone to your skull. Because of this joint’s smooth sliding

Dealing With TMJ Problems

The temporomandibular joint is a kind of hinge that forms a connection between the temporal bones in your skull and the jaw. This joint is what allows you to articulate your jaw vertically and horizontally for such common tasks as yawning, chewing and talking. When you start to have problems doing any of these things,

All About Bruxism

Bruxism, the act of clenching and grinding one’s teeth together, is commonly thought of as a childhood concern, something that kids do in their sleep and a habit that they usually just grow out of.  While this is the most commonly recognized scenario, bruxism can also affect adults. Dental professionals describe bruxism in two forms.