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Infographic: Understanding TMJ pain

Infographic: Understanding TMJ pain

It can be difficult to diagnose temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders (TMD) for many reasons. With a less than clear understanding of the causes and exact symptoms affecting TMD and the surrounding muscles, health care professionals are often hesitant to diagnose TMD. At Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Center of Georgia, Dr. Mayoor Patel is the […]

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Infographic: Treatment options for TMJ pain

Infographic: Treatment options for TMJ pain

Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD, can cause pain and discomfort that ranges from mild and infrequent to severe and constant. It can even lead to debilitating pain. For treatment, the available options will depend on a person’s individual level of pain and associated disability. Treatment can also be addressed through different options based on the […]

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6 ways to find relief from your jaw pain

6 ways to find relief from your jaw pain

Jaw pain is often a debilitating condition that affects your ability to eat and speak. Your pain can develop from your sinuses, ears, teeth or jaw itself. With so many avenues for jaw pain, it can be hard to determine if it is actually because of your jaw or something else. However, most jaw pain […]

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Suffer from TMD? Follow these tips for 2020

Suffer from TMD? Follow these tips for 2020

With every new year comes a list of things you want to do to better your life. Whether it is exercising more or eating healthier options, it is important to set goals and parameters to follow. Just as you plan your meals to lose weight and become healthier, you should also be mindful of how […]

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Put the gum down. Think twice before chewing.

Put the gum down. Think twice before chewing.

Bubble gum popping can be a daily habit for most people. 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 […]

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Chronic migraines can lead to jaw pain

Chronic migraines can lead to jaw pain

If you suffer from migraines, you might be at risk for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) or jaw pain. In a new study, researchers found that people with migraines might be at risk for TMD. And anyone who has had a migraine knows just how bad it can be–it can ruin your whole day! Migraines […]

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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 […]