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Can TMJ cause toothaches?

Can TMJ cause toothaches?

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A toothache is always an unpleasant surprise, and it’s hard to just get through the day when you are suffering with one. Pain in your teeth might involve tooth decay, but there are a number of other issues that might … Continue reading

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Trismus – Part Two

Trismus – Part Two

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Trismus – Part Two Re-Cap In the previous blog we introduced Trismus. We found that: – Trismus is the limitation of movement and opening of the jaw. – It can be caused by problems (derangements) either within (intra- articular) the … Continue reading

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Pericoronitis – Part Two

Pericoronitis – Part Two

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It may be beneficial to re-read the first blog on Pericoronitis that was posted on July 21st, as it may help in better understanding this one. As mentioned previously, there is a cyclical nature to the acute and chronic states … Continue reading

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TMD: Treatment Options

TMD: Treatment Options

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We’re almost there…you guys are doing great. But, alas, there are still a couple of points to touch on; namely, ‘How to treat TMD.’ There are various treatment options for TMD…these are: 1) Dealing with stress: Try meditation and relaxation … Continue reading

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What Causes TMD?

What Causes TMD?

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In third installment of our TMJ/TMD series, I’ll explain the most common causes of TMD. Bruxism: This is when you clench your teeth together and move them slowly back and forth in a gnawing/gnashing way. When you clench 2 things … Continue reading

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An introduction to Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)

An introduction to Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)

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“It hurts when I open my mouth…” “My jaw makes a noise when I open and close…” “My ears hurt…“ “I clench my teeth…“ “My jaws hurt…“ “I get headaches…“ “My neck hurts…” “I have TMJ…“ These are common patient … Continue reading

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