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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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