TMJ: Common Causes of TMJ

Published: January 20, 2020

TMJ Disorder Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder causes discomfort and jaw pain and can make it unbearable to do normal day to day functions like chewing. If you are experiencing jaw pain, there is a chance you could be developing TMJ disorder. However, it’s important to look out for the symptoms below to determine if you […]

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Teeth Grinding and TMJ

Published: December 16, 2019

Teeth grinding may be a symptom of an underlying disease, but it also may occur because of anxiety or abnormal alignment of the jaw. Another common reason for this is TMJ disorder. This is a disorder that affects the TMJ, which is the joint that allows movement of the jaw. If you find yourself suffering […]

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Understanding a TMJ Treatment

Published: November 13, 2019

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome causes pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ connects the mandible (which is the lower jaw) to the temporal bone (which is the skull). Since the jaw is responsible for certain muscles that aid in chewing, problems in the TMJ can cause several issues such as: Headaches, ear pain, or neck […]

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Do You Have These TMJ Symptoms?

Published: July 25, 2019

The temporomandibular joint is an essential component of the framework of a person’s face. Its main function is to allow you to open and close your mouth without problems. Constant teeth grinding or facial trauma can cause you to experience a serious problem with your “TMJ”. This issue is called Temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Everyone must […]

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Stressed this Summer? Tell Your Dentist

Published: August 2, 2018

Did you know temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain is a common complaint of those who have anxiety or are overstressed? This may be because stress can cause you to clench your jaw and put strain on the muscles around your jaw joint. If you’re stressed this summer and you feel pain or tension around your jaw, […]

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TMJ Sufferers, Avoid These Candies on Halloween

Published: October 25, 2017

Halloween is quickly approaching and with this holiday comes a variety of tasty treats to delight your sweet tooth. However, this can also be a good time to talk to your dentist in Tampa, FL about how these treats affect different oral symptoms. One common complaint is jaw pain due to TMJ, known in its longer […]

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