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Tinnitus and TMD: The Connection is Clear

Tinnitus and TMD: The Connection is Clear

Have you ever heard a “ringing” in your ears? If so, you might have experienced tinnitus at some point in your life. Tinnitus is often referred to as “ringing of the ears,” and can be one of the less common symptoms of TMJ disorders. Many patients who suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) with coexisting […]

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What Groups are at Risk for TMD?

What Groups are at Risk for TMD?

When you are at risk, it increases your likelihood of getting a disease or condition. It is possible to develop TMD with or without the risk factors listed below. However, if you have a number of the risk factors listed, it is important to ask your dentist what you might be able to do to […]

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Sports and Your Bite: What’s the Connection?

Sports and Your Bite: What’s the Connection?

With the Stanley Cup Final and NBA Final finished, do you ever wonder how healthy the players are? Sometimes we see players with mouth guards and others without—why is that? In the athletic world today, not everyone follows the rules. But one thing is for sure, though, there is a controlling relationship within the dental […]

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TMD is More Than Pain in Your Jaw

TMD is More Than Pain in Your Jaw

When you hear the term temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) what comes to mind? Many people automatically think pain in the jaw. While jaw pain is one of the most common symptoms of TMD, it is not the only one associated with this condition. To help you get to the bottom of your TMJ pain, Craniofacial […]

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What is Craniofacial Pain?

What is Craniofacial Pain?

You might have heard the term “Craniofacial Pain” before, but what does it mean? Well, craniofacial pain is a term that is often used to describe any chronic facial, neck or head pain you might be experiencing. The most common form of craniofacial pain is temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). It may even include migraine headaches, […]

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Cluster Headaches – What to Look Out For

Cluster Headaches – What to Look Out For

We’ve all experienced a headache or few at some point in our lives, but are you familiar with the different types of headaches you might experience? To get a better understanding of the headache you are experiencing, it is important to know what kind of headache it is in order to get proper treatment. One […]

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Find Relief from Your Headache and Migraine Pain

Find Relief from Your Headache and Migraine Pain

Headaches may often seem like a common occurrence for most people. However, it is important to understand that your headache can be more than just a common ache. You might suffer from a headache or a migraine, but what you may not realize is that the underlying cause to your pain, but be related to […]

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Your Bite and Your Headache: The Connection

Your Bite and Your Headache: The Connection

Did you know your bite can directly relate to your headache? It can! Nearly everyone on occasion experiences a throbbing headache that interferes with concentration at work or school, or it completely takes away your energy for the day. While many people associate headaches with stress, sometimes the source of that headache can be surprising. […]

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Are There Side Effects of Oral Appliance Therapy?

Are There Side Effects of Oral Appliance Therapy?

Oral appliance therapy is often used in the treatment of mild to moderate sleep apnea. By treating your sleep apnea, you can reduce your risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other conditions. Treatment can also improve your daytime alertness, concentration and emotional stability—so why wouldn’t you want to get treated?  With ease of use […]