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Apr 27

Do I have Temporomandibular Joint Disorder?

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Do you feel reoccurring pain in your jaw area? Is it consistent? If so, you may be a sufferer of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder. This condition can be uncomfortable, stressful, and the result of all sorts of underlying medical conditions. Here are some important facts everyone needs to know about TMJ disorder, as well as […]

Mar 23

A Look at Our Oral Sleep Apnea Appliances

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At the Ottawa TMJ & Sleep Apnea Clinic, we specialize in the treatment of Sleep Apnea, which is a potentially dangerous condition that threatens not only the sleeping habits of millions of individuals but also their safety. To safeguard wellness and encourage an optimal sleep cycle with adequate airflow, the Ottawa TMJ & Sleep Apnea […]

Jan 30

Tired Jaw Affecting Your Life?

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Have you ever experienced a “stiff” or a “tired” jaw?  If so, you might be suffering from TMJ pain. TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint, which is your jaw bone.  Pain in the TMJ is actually one of the most common pains that people experience, right below headaches and migraines. Usually TMJ pain is mild […]

Jan 16

What predicts success with your TMD patients?

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By spending 15 minutes with your patients who are complaining of pain in the face, you can predict whether you can manage them successfully in your private practice.  Here are three things you can do to better predict success with your TMD patients: LOCATION: Palpate the head and neck to determine the source of their […]

Dec 8

Sleep Apnea: Are You or Your Loved One at Risk?

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Good sleep is critical for one’s overall physical and mental health. However, people who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may not be getting enough oxygen while they are asleep. OSA is a disorder where breathing stops while asleep. The dip in oxygen while asleep is associated with increased risk of heart failure, high blood pressure, […]

Nov 6

Which of Your Patients are at Risk for Developing Chronic TMD?

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Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) is the most common pain condition in the face, with a prevalence of 5-33%.  Most cases are acute and mild in nature, but for some, TMD will last more than six months and need treatment. Chronic TMD pain produces pathophysiological changes within the central and peripheral nervous system.  Studies reveal that chronic […]