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Orthodontic Treatment for TMJ Disorder

When you think of orthodontics, you may not realize that they can be used for the treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. But depending on the root cause of TMJ problems, orthodontics can be a powerful tool to provide much-needed relief from painful symptoms, while improving the appearance of crooked or crowded teeth. Read on […]

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Relaxation Techniques That May Improve TMD Symptoms

Simple techniques can go a long way in relieving the discomfort of TMD. Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey discusses some of the best exercises and relaxation techniques to ease TMD symptoms. Most of these you can do on your own when you have time.

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How Does an Orthotic Appliance Help With TMJ?

An orthotic appliance provides a holistic approach to TMJ management, in the sense that it addresses the whole body. Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey discusses the use of orthotic appliances and the way they correct not only the TMJ, but the patient’s entire posture.

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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 side effects and drug interactions that you should be aware of. In this post, New Jersey TMJ specialist Dr. Ivan Stein discusses some medications that may be recommended to help with […]

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What to Expect from Your First Appointment with Your TMJ Specialist

TMJ first appointment

Whether you have been referred to a TMJ specialist by your general doctor or found one on your own, preparing for your initial appointment well ahead of time can help ensure it runs as efficiently as possible. Dentist and TMJ specialist Dr. Ivan Stein is the trusted choice for patients seeking TMJ pain relief in […]

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Why Less Is Better When Treating TMJ Disorder

Treating TMJ Disorder

Thanks to the latest advances in TMJ medicine, there are a number of minimally invasive treatment options that have proven to be successful in alleviating TMJ pain and even help patients avoid more invasive treatments like surgery. In this blog post, West Orange dentist and TMJ specialist Dr. Stein explains why less is sometimes better […]

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Searching for a TMJ Specialist? Here Is What to Look For

TMJ specialist West Orange, New Jersey

Finding the right healthcare professional to treat your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) is vital to relieving pain and improving your everyday life. Dr. Ivan Stein, a TMD treatment expert in West Orange, New Jersey, has over 20 years of experience in diagnosing and treating TMD. Here, he outlines some of the key qualifications to […]

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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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Does Trigger Point Therapy Help TMJ?

Dr. Ivan Stein and the team at the Headache & TMJ Center for New Jersey are sympathetic to people that suffer the excruciating pain of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ or TMD). We are always on the lookout for safe and effective ways to address the root of the problem and relieve the associated pain. One […]

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