TMJ Disorder

5 Habits That May Lead to TMJ Disorders

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Everyday habits can affect your health in many ways, including the health and state of your jaw joints (TMJ). While our TMJ specialists at the Headache and TMJ Center of New Jersey can personalize your treatment plan to relieve your symptoms, there are some lifestyle changes you can make to improve your jaw pain and […]

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The Best and Worst Holiday Food for TMJ Disorders

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The holiday season is known for its decadent sweets and savory meals. Enjoying these delicious foods is difficult when every bite causes jaw pain due to your TMJ disorder (TMD). However, some holiday goods are easier to enjoy than others. Our TMJ dentists want you to enjoy the seasonal treats while mitigating TMJ pain. They […]

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How to Tell a TMJ-Related Headache from a Migraine

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Migraine disease and TMJ disorders (TMD) can coexist, and one may worsen the other, but sometimes the culprit behind that migraine-like headache is your jaw joint. The treatments for these often-debilitating conditions differ, which is why it’s essential to understand the reason your head is throbbing. Our TMJ dentists in New Jersey specialize in neuromuscular […]

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Tests Commonly Used to Diagnose TMJ Disorder

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TMJ disorder or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) affects an estimated 10 million people nationwide. It is caused by chronic stress on the temporomandibular joint which may be the result of bite misalignment or an imbalance of the jaw muscles. For many sufferers, the condition goes undiagnosed and untreated because few people report the problem […]

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Tips for Those Recently Diagnosed With TMJ Disorder

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You’ve been having jaw pain for months now, and your doctor just diagnosed you with temporomandibular (TMJ) disorder. Your first thought is probably, “Now what?” Don’t worry: Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey has you covered. Read on for his best advice. Educate Yourself Knowledge is power, and the […]

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How Long Do TMJ Flare-ups Last?

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A TMJ flare-up describes the occurrence of new symptoms related to the dysfunction of your temporomandibular joint, or the worsening of existing symptoms. Often flare-ups happen suddenly and without any warning signs. In this post, Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey will explain how long flare-ups typically last, the […]

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Are TMJ Problems Affecting Your Sleep?

Sleep enables your body and mind to rest and reset, so you can wake up feeling ready to tackle the day. But if you suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction, the uncomfortable symptoms can rob you of the quality sleep your body needs, causing you to feel chronically tired. In this post, Dr. Ivan Stein […]

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What Happens If TMJ Problems Are Left Untreated?

The team at the Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey has covered TMJ treatments at length on our blog. We have suggested things you can do on your own to improve symptoms, and explained the treatments Dr. Ivan Stein offers to help manage TMJ disease. However, we have not spent much time explaining what […]

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Best Foods to Eat When TMJ Pain Flares Up

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If you are struggling with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, you may have discovered that eating presents new and uncomfortable challenges. The crisp apples or club sandwiches you used to enjoy may now send you into a fit of jaw pain and discomfort. Cutting foods into small, bite-sized pieces and chewing very slowly can help reduce […]

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Surviving the Warm Summer Months With TMJ Disorder

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While many people relish the sunny days of summer, it can be difficult to enjoy all that the season has to offer if you have persistent temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain. Under the guidance of Dr. Ivan Stein, a New Jersey TMJ specialist, you don’t have to let this discomfort sideline you from soaking up the […]

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