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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]