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Clicking or Popping of the Jaw, Short Hills, New Jersey

“Clicking or popping of the jaw can be quite annoying and often, very painful” according Short Hills, New Jersey’s TMJ doctor, Dr. Ivan Stein. “Jaw popping or jaw clicking can be associated with a number of different symptoms such as: grinding, clenching or grating of the teeth which is also called Bruxism, muscle disorders of […]

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Are TMJ & Dizziness or Vertigo Linked?

According to West Orange, New Jersey TMJ Doctor, Dr. Ivan Stein, dizziness can be linked to some TMJ patients. “When the inflammation around the TMJ joint travels into the middle or inner ear, it can affect hearing and balance. This is because the ear contains very delicate structures that regulate balance and any inflammation in […]

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TMJ/TMD Help – Milburn, Short Hills, Livingston, and West Orange, NJ TMJ or TMD is a chronic or acute inflammation in the temporomandibular joint which is the area that connects the jaw to the skull. If you believe you are suffering from TMJ/TMD, it is best to consult with a dental expert, however, some of […]

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Migraines With & Without Aura

Migraines account for 20% of all headache pain, and usually occur in the front of the head on one or both sides of the temples. Migraine headaches with aura, the Classic Migraine, are used to describe the neurological symptoms prior to the onset of an actual migraine headache. 60% to 80% of all migraine sufferers […]

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Is Your Hearing Loss Caused by TMJ/TMD?

You may not be aware that hearing loss is a common symptom of TMJ disorder. Temporomandibular joint pain often inhibits the inner ear muscles’ ability to allow the ear bones a range of motion that is necessary for proper hearing function. While undergoing treatment for TMJ/TMD, patients often experience improved hearing as an unexpected and […]

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Symptoms of TMJ Disorder – West Orange, New Jersey

A variety of symptoms can be linked to TMJ disorder: Headaches Earaches Dizziness and hearing problems Pain in the TM joint muscles Limited movement of the jaw Locking of the jaw Face, neck or shoulder pain Discomfort chewing Clicking or popping of the jaw Jaw misalignment New Jersey Doctor Offers TMJ/Headache Relief The most effective […]

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Headache & TMJ (TMD) New Jersey Success Stories!

40 year old female patient with chronic migraines for the past 5 years. Would get 3 migraines week and low grade headaches daily. Has been to internist, neurologist, ENT and pain management doctors with no relief just being drugged everyday. Has been under treatment for 7 weeks and the last two weeks she has no […]

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Many people are unaware that their migraines or headaches may be a symptom of TMJ (TMD). Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ or TMD), is a term used for temporomandibular joint. The temporomandibular joint is the area which connects the mandible (lower jaw) to the skull. Most migraine headache sufferers will complain of having tenderness in the […]

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Why Should I See a Dentist For TMJ or TMD?

Because the majority of TMJ disorders are caused by dental problems such as tooth grinding, misaligned teeth, and uneven tooth wear from jaw clinching, dentists specializing in neuromuscular conditions have been the primary TMJ care providers ever since the disorder became widely recognized in the 1930s. Some medical doctors, primarily maxillofacial surgeons, perform arthroplasty and […]

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