Category Archives: TMJ

“TMJ” is a popular term used to describe a disorder of the jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite. Symptoms masquerade as a multitude of other problems such as sinus headaches, migraines, neck and shoulder stiffness, earaches and tooth problems.

Dental Work and TMJ

“TMJ” is a term people commonly use to describe problems with the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). In actuality, the joint itself is called the TMJ, but when people have TMJ-associated conditions, we refer to it as TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder). Can I get “TMJ” from dental work? The short answer is no. Generally speaking, the most common […]

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TMJ, Tooth Wear and Muscle Soreness: How Your Mouth Is Like A Car

              TMJ, Tooth Wear, and Muscle Soreness Patients often ask me what Rejuvenation Dentistry is and if it can benefit their health.  My answer is always, absolutely!  The best way to describe Rejuvenation Dentistry is to think of an analogy that we can all relate to, your car’s tires! […]