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Best Foods to Eat When TMJ Pain Flares Up

TMJ Pain in New Jersey

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

TMJ in New Jersey

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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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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Is Your Workout Giving You TMJ Pain?

Working out & TMJ Pain New Jersey

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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How Does Weather Affect TMJ Pain?

TMJ pain and weather New Jersey

Fall season is officially upon us, which means the leaves have begun to change color and the temperature has dropped. Unfortunately the colder weather may not bode well for you if you have been diagnosed with TMJ disorder. In this blog post, West Orange dentist and TMJ specialist Dr. Ivan Stein explains why and shares […]

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Lifestyle Changes to Manage TMJ Disorder

TMJ tips and treatment New Jersey

If you have been diagnosed with TMJ disorder, then you know how difficult the condition can make everyday life. TMJ disorder, which is the result of chronic stress on the temporomandibular joint, can cause an array of painful or uncomfortable symptoms, including jaw pain, soreness, headaches, back pain and sinus pain. The good news is […]

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Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene with TMD

Maintaining Oral Hygiene

If you are affected by temporomandibular joint disease, or TMD, you may struggle with near constant pain or discomfort in and around your jaw. Sometimes this pain can make everyday tasks like eating or brushing your teeth challenging. But keeping up oral hygiene is very important. Becoming lax with brushing and flossing may lead 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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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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