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My Jaw Popping Went Away! That’s Good News, Right?

Wrong. Jaw popping and clicking is a sign that the cushioning discs in your jaw joint have been displaced but pops back into place again. When the popping and clicking go away spontaneously, it’s not because the disc has found its way back in place, it’s because the disc is no longer slipping back [...]

By |January 7th, 2021|TMJ|

Choose Halloween Candy Wisely to Avoid TMJ Headaches

With Halloween right around the corner, stores are jam-packed with everyone’s favorite treats. Before you start stocking up on candy for the biggest candy holiday of the year, it might be helpful to learn which types of candy you should avoid if you have TMJ. Not only will certain candies cause TMJ pain to [...]

By |October 13th, 2020|TMJ|

Is TMJ Responsible for Your Tinnitus?

Tinnitus can be a very bad diagnosis for many people. If you are diagnosed with tinnitus, you might also be told that there’s no treatment. Many people experience tinnitus that worsens over time, to the point that some tinnitus sufferers commit suicide. But not all types of tinnitus are untreatable. In fact, if your [...]

By |September 1st, 2020|TMJ|

Try Stress Management to Control TMJ

For many people, TMJ is a transitory condition, one that doesn’t require professional treatment. For these people, TMJ is often related to stress. In these cases, managing stress can help get TMJ under control. While there is often more than enough stress to go around, these days the stress levels are even higher. Between [...]

By |August 4th, 2020|TMJ|

How Jaw Muscle Types Can Contribute to TMJ Symptoms

TMJ is associated with many symptoms, but the most common are jaw pain and tension headaches caused by overworked and spasming jaw muscles. But not everyone is equally susceptible to these symptoms. We have different types of muscles in our jaws, and these muscles work and fatigue differently. Understanding these different types of muscles [...]