Facial Pain

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Are you suffering from facial pain and are unsure what is causing it? Facial pain can have a number of causes, ranging from an injury or disease in the bone. These medical conditions can easily be diagnosed by a physician but if no cause can be found it’s necessary to dig further into the cause…

Stress and Your TMJ Disorder

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Stress can actually affect your TMJ First of all you may be wondering how stress can affect your temporomandibular joint (for short your TMJ). Stress is a powerful factor and can have surprising effects on your body. Worry and anxiety, which are two components of stress, accelerate your heart beat and when this takes place…

The TMJ Controversy

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The  fight over your bite There are a number of reasons why healthcare providers disagree over how to help TMJ-D patients. Depending on the model from which the problem is being viewed, the diagnosis and treatment will vary. What I am referring to as the ‘problem’ is the symptoms I believe occur when a bite is…