Category: TMJ Disorder

Your Corona Dentist Asks: Are You Straining Your TMJs?

Do you know if you are, perhaps, straining your jaw joints (which we refer to as your TMJs, short for temporomandibular joints)? In many cases, patients don’t recognize that this is something that can happen to anyone, that TMJ disorder comes from a variety of causes, and that simple daily tasks may be causing jaw… Read more »

Is Your Headache Caused By TMJ Disorder?

There is a very good chance that, at some point in your life, you’ve experienced a headache. They are common, and often occur for no discernible reason, but when they occur chronically, there is often an underlying reason that must be addressed. Earaches, shoulder and neck pain, and other discomfort around the head and neck… Read more »

Q&A: TMJ Disorder

Do you have questions about TMJ disorder treatment? Have you been worrying about your jaw health because of discomfort or associated symptoms like headaches? If so, it’s important to remember that the sooner you visit us, the better. By diagnosing an issue with your TMJs and providing your joints with relief, we can help steer… Read more »

TMJ Disorder Symptoms

Dealing with the symptoms of TMJ disorder (TMD) can result in extraordinary frustration. This is particularly true when you are dealing with the discomfort but are not sure why it’s occurring. The problem begins with your jaw joints – or your temporomandibular joints (TMJs) – which provide motion to your lower jaw. The joints are located… Read more »

3 Reasons To Ask About TMJ Treatment

Have you noticed that you reach up to massage your jaw occasionally because it feels tired or sore? Do you suffer from headaches or neck aches but have trouble identifying the cause? TMJ disorder (TMD) is a problem that occurs when your TMJs (temporomandibular joints) – or jaw joints – function poorly. Unfortunately, patients often… Read more »

A Connection Between Diabetes and TMJ Disorder

You may not consider the condition of diabetes as relating in any way to dental health, but many studies have actually linked the two. There is also a potential connection between diabetes and your temporomandibular joints. The Riverside dentists at Riverside Dental Group will talk about the condition of diabetes and how it can affect… Read more »

Your Moreno Valley Dentists Quiz You on Teeth Grinding

Last week we spoke about TMJ issues. Teeth grinding can go hand-in-hand with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Bruxism (the clinical name for teeth grinding) can be a subconscious reaction to stress and anxiety. Or it can be the result of a misaligned bite or crooked teeth. Fortunately, the solution to teeth grinding is often as… Read more »