Expanded Views of TMD

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Expanded views of TMD Dentistry is rapidly entering an age of advanced diagnostics due to the availability of the technology that allows us to see past the teeth. This has allowed us to make our dental treatment more predictable and has helped us to understand past problems with treatment such as orthodontic relapse and grinding…

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…

TMJ 101

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We all have TMJ Everyone has a temporomandibular joint (TMJ). If we didn’t, we would not be able to bite, chew, talk or yawn as these functions are only possible due to the presence of your TMJ. It is the joint that lies on both sides of your mouth which acts like a hinge allowing…