Category: TMJ Disorder

A Few Things You Might Attribute to TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder, which stands for temporomandibular joint disorder, is a chronic dysfunction in one or both of your jaw joints. Your TMJs are located at the temporal bones of your skull and allow your jaw to open, close, and move as needed throughout the day. When they’re dysfunctional, everything from your bite function to the… Read more »

Your Riverside Dentist Talks: Extra TMJ Dangers During Summer

You might not ever equate a particular time of year to a greater danger for your TMJs. However, your Riverside dentist would like you to recognize that when something isn’t quite on track with your oral health, you can almost always pick out changes from one season to another than can have a surprising impact… Read more »

Wow, Is This TMJ Disorder?

You know that the list of symptoms that are associated with TMJ disorder is a long list. You may know some of the more obvious, frequently experienced symptoms like funny snapping or popping sounds when you move your jaw joints. However, unless you’ve looked at a comprehensive rundown of all of the possible symptoms, there… Read more »

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 »