TMJ Causes

Can Wisdom Teeth Cause TMD?

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Pain from problematic wisdom teeth can certainly feel similar to TMJ pain. Both wisdom teeth and TMJ can cause aching of the jaw that radiates to other areas of the face. But wisdom teeth pain and TMJ pain are not the same thing. Furthermore, according to the team at Headache & TMJ Center of New […]

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Is Your Workout Giving You TMJ Pain?

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Many of Dr. Ivan Stein’s patients at the Headache and TMJ Center of New Jersey live active lifestyles and enjoy working out regularly. Questions about exercise and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder often come up during consultation with these patients. Our team is happy to shed some light on the relationship between working out and TMJ […]

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Causes of Ringing Ears (Tinnitus)

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Tinnitus is a distracting condition to live with, and can cause stress and anxiety for many people. While not a disease itself, it can be a very disruptive symptom of a pre-existing problem. Luckily, it is often possible to treat the underlying condition and get rid of the ringing sound in your ears altogether. Below, […]

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Surprising Causes of TMJ Disorder

Surprising causes of TMD

According to the Academy of General Dentistry, more than 10 million Americans suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD). Common symptoms include jaw pain and a clicking or popping sound while you chew. Living with TMD can be bothersome, especially if you do not know what’s causing it. In this blog post, West Orange TMJ […]

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Does Chewing Gum Exacerbate TMJ Disorder?

This post was updated on 10-18-2018 Many of us chew gum to relieve stress or to freshen our breath. However, if you suffer from jaw pain, you might consider swapping Big Red for an Altoid and enrolling in a meditation course. Experts believe that TMJ and gum chewing may be linked. In some cases, chewing […]

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Can Adolescent Teeth Grinding Cause TMJ Problems?

At Headache & TMJ Center for New Jersey, Dr. Ivan Stein and our team are interested in the evolution of TMJ disorders and how they develop. One of the possible causes of TMJ problems that has been brought up is teeth grinding, especially when it starts during adolescence. It is estimated that approximately 30 to […]

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Is There a Connection Between Bad Posture and TMJ?

You’ve never experienced trauma to the jaw and you don’t grind or clench your teeth. Why, then, do you have persistent jaw pain, jaw popping or clicking, and other symptoms in line with TMJ disorder? According to some sources, the problem could be your posture. Some experts believe there is a link between bad posture […]

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