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Three Common Questions about TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder in West Orange, New Jersey

If you have been diagnosed with temporomandibular joint disorder, you likely have many questions running through your mind. Dr. Ivan Stein of Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey dedicates himself to putting all patients at ease with the right information about their condition. In this blog post, our West Orange, New Jersey TMJ specialist […]

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Is Bruxism Genetic?

Is bruxism genetic?

Do you wake up in the morning with jaw pain or a headache? The cause behind this pain may be bruxism, also known as teeth grinding or clenching. While stress and anxiety are well-known causes of bruxism, there has been a lot of debate as to whether genes play a factor. In this blog post, […]

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TMJ Myths

TMJ Treatment in New Jersey

If you believe you have TMJ disorder and have been researching the condition, including symptoms and treatment options, you have likely come across one or more myths or misconceptions regarding the condition. In this blog post Dr. Ivan Stein, a trusted dentist and TMJ specialist in West Orange, debunks some of the most common myths […]

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Tips for Traveling with TMD

Traveling tips for TMD patients

Going on a trip can be exciting, but if you have temporomandibular jaw (TMJ) disorder (TMD), it can also be difficult. Individuals with TMD must take several precautions to ensure that their pain is not aggravated during their trip. If you are planning on traveling, here are a few tips to keep in mind for […]

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Do’s and Don’ts for Managing TMJ Pain

Do’s and Don’ts for Managing TMJ Pain

If you have recently been diagnosed with temporomandibular jaw (TMJ) disorder (TMD), you may be wondering, “What’s next?” In addition to seeking treatment from a board certified dentist who specializes in TMJ treatment, there are several things you can do to manage your TMD. In this blog post, Dr. Ivan Stein of Headache & TMJ […]

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TMJ Pain and the Misconception about Age

Who can get TMJ disorder?

Sources show that a growing number of teenagers and young adults (age 18 to 25) have reported symptoms or pain related to temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD). This has led to some people perceiving TMD as a younger generation disorder. But the truth is, TMD can affect anyone and can occur at any age. In […]

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Signs Your Headache May Be Caused by TMJ Disorder

Signs Your Headache May Be Caused by TMJ Disorder

A headache is a common symptom of TMJ disorder. But because headaches are often linked to other conditions or can occur alone, it may be difficult to determine whether it is linked to a problem with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). In fact, a recent study found that headaches related to TMJ disorder are often misdiagnosed […]

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Health Conditions Linked to TMD

Health conditions linked to TMD

If you suffer from temporomandibular jaw (TMJ) disorder (TMD), you are aware of the jaw joint and mouth related pain and symptoms that the condition causes. But did you know TMD is linked to other health problems? In this blog post, Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey takes a […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for TMD Patients

New Year’s Resolutions for TMD Patients

As the year comes to a close, many of us are thinking of resolutions for the upcoming year. If you suffer from temporomandibular (TMJ) disorder, Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey would like to offer a few resolutions that can help alleviate symptoms and improve your quality of life […]

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TMJ Tips for Brushing Teeth

TMJ tips for brushing teeth

If you have temporomandibular (TMJ) disorder (TMD), you are well aware of how the condition can affect everyday life. Proper dental hygiene, in particular brushing and flossing, can be challenging due to jaw pain. If you have TMD and have trouble maintaining oral hygiene, Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & TMJ Center of New […]

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