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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 […]

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If your TMD pain is stress-related, here’s what to do

If your TMD pain is stress-related, here’s what to do

Maybe you’ve been trying to find the root cause for your temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), but are coming up short. For many, stress is the culprit. Stress affects almost everyone at some point in their lives, and approximately 77 percent of people reported that they experienced physical symptoms due to stress. That sure is a […]

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Why can’t more patients find TMD treatment?

Why can’t more patients find TMD treatment?

This seems to be a common question. Many people are left wondering how they can find proper treatment for their temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD). It shouldn’t be that hard to receive the care and treatment you need for relief from pain. Because the muscles and joints of the jaw are so complex and full […]

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4 ways chewing gum is negatively affecting your health

4 ways chewing gum is negatively affecting your health

Whether you just ate something with garlic or you’re trying to curb your hunger, we all tend to chew gum from time to time. However, if you are a regular gum chewer, it is important to know how this habit impacts your body. From your teeth to your stomach, chewing gum can negatively impact your […]