Exploring TMD Treatment Options

Woman Learning About TMD Treatment

At Headache and TMJ Center of New Jersey, West Orange TMJ dentist Dr. Ivan F. Stein treats disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in the jaw. TMJ disorder, or TMD, may be caused by a variety of factors (e.g., teeth grinding, dental work, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.), but is most often characterized by a damaged dental […]

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Can TMJ Disorder Cause Back Pain?

TMJ and Back Pain

“TMJ” refers to the temporomandibular joint, the hinged joint in the jaw that allows us to open and close our mouths. Any dysfunction of the TMJ can be referred to as TMJ disorder, or TMD. TMD has many possible causes, including a misaligned bite, trauma to the TMJ, grinding or clenching the teeth (bruxism) and […]

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