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Don’t miss out on juicy steak, treat your jaw pain

Don’t miss out on juicy steak, treat your jaw pain

It’s the summertime, which means warm weather, sun shining and grilling. And what is a great thing to grill? A nice juicy steak! Now that sounds delicious, doesn’t it? It does, but if you suffer from jaw pain, it can prevent you from eating just about any of your favorite foods. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) […]

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Is gum really worth the pain?

Is gum really worth the pain?

Whether a person chews gum as a snack or because they like the flavor, it is a common occurrence. However, if you chew gum and suffer from headaches or jaw pain, you might want to think before you pick up that new pack of gum or snack. A person suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) […]

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TMD is linked to tinnitus and hearing problems

TMD is linked to tinnitus and hearing problems

Have you ever experienced ringing in your ear? If so, that is called tinnitus. While it might happen more frequently in some people, what does it have to do with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD)? To understand how TMD affects hearing and tinnitus, we need to first understand TMD, which is soemtimes referred to as locked […]

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Can essential oils help with jaw pain?

Can essential oils help with jaw pain?

Finding effective ways to relieve pain is important. And while sometimes you might not want to take pain medication, what other options do you have for relief? There are actually several other things you can do to find relief from jaw pain, such as the use of essential oils. In recent years, essential oils have […]

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What you need to know about TMD

What you need to know about TMD

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) is a complicated condition with the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research estimating that more than 10 million Americans suffer from this dysfunction. However, answers are still missing to what causes it. As research continues, we learn what works for treatment, some potential causes and what seems like a […]

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Say, “Yes” to Hot and Cold Pack for TMD Relief

Say, “Yes” to Hot and Cold Pack for TMD Relief

Ouch! If you suffer from jaw pain or clicking, it can be extremely uncomfortable. Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are complex musculoskeletal health complications that impact neurological pain in the face. And for many sufferers, symptoms experienced can be difficult to manage. If you suffer from jaw pain, it is important to seek help from your dentist […]

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Is it TMD or just the stress of the holidays?

Is it TMD or just the stress of the holidays?

With the holiday season comes the stress of shopping for presents, planning dinner and hosting parties. And while you might be looking forward to enjoying this special season with friends and family, you might also be dreading the yearly headache occurrence. Whether you get Christmas migraines or Hanukkah headaches, these holiday pains might have an […]

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What to Eat This Thanksgiving if You Have TMD

What to Eat This Thanksgiving if You Have TMD

Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away and we know what you’re thinking, “I’m going to eat ALL the food!” While that sounds like quite the endeavor, we want to make sure you take precautions to protect yourself and minimize any pain you might feel after eating if you have temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). […]

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Migraines can be linked to TMD and Arthritis

Migraines can be linked to TMD and Arthritis

If you are experiencing an extremely painful headache, it might be a migraine. However, while migraines might be annoying and difficult to deal with, they don’t typically cause any serious complications. With a new study, migraines were determined to be an early sign of arthritis in the jaw. The Connection Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is […]