TMJ – jaw problems

Symptoms of TMJ infection

According to the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, TMJ rarely has a single cause, and usually involves more than one symptom. Although TMJ (Temporomandibular joint disorder) can have mechanical causes, the most common problem associated with this problem is myofascial pain disorder. This is a neuromuscular problem that affects the chewing muscles, resulting in symptoms …

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Cure TMJ Naturally: The best treatment for TMJ may be nothing

Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) refers to a group of conditions that cause pain in and around the jaw joint (referred to as the Temporomandibular joint or TMJ) and nearby muscles that affect jaw movement. Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, the vast majority of whom are women (90%), though …

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braces make tmj worse

Can braces make TMJ worse?

The benefits of Invisalign and braces are well known and documented. Yet, there may be concerns for patients with pain in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) using their orthodontic appliances.  Generally, TMJ can be corrected using orthodontic devices if it’s caused by bruxism or a misaligned bite, and the necessary adjustments can be made to manage any discomfort.  …

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