Can Nail-biting Lead to Bruxism?
People who bite their nails may be at an increased risk of grinding their teeth, also known as bruxism. Untreated bruxism can lead to […]
How to Find the Best Doctor to Treat Chronic Head or Jaw Pain
When you’re suffering from chronic head or jaw pain, it’s critical to find a doctor that has experience diagnosing and treating these conditions. You […]
Medications that Your TMJ Doctor May Recommend to Help with Discomfort
You should talk to your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) doctor before taking any medications to manage your TMJ disorder (TMD). Even over-the-counter medications can have […]
Symptoms of TMJ Disorder That Might Surprise You
TMJ disorder is a very complex problem that can have widespread effects on other areas of the body. In fact, some of the areas […]
Who Is at Greatest Risk of TMJ Problems?
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) is far from rare; according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, between 5 and 12 percent […]