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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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Do you have TMD? Follow these tips this holiday season

Do you have TMD? Follow these tips this holiday season

It’s that time of year again when you will need to keep in mind what to eat and what to stay away from this holiday season. While the holiday season is a great time for families to spend time together, it can be a cause of stress for people with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD). […]

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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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Treating migraines and TMD

Treating migraines and TMD

Poor oral health can result in other physical health conditions from migraines to heart disease. In fact, studies have shown that there is a significant link between migraines and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD). Let’s take a look at why treating migraines can help improve TMD symptoms. What is the link between TMD and migraines? The […]