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Poor Sleep It's pretty common knowledge that sleeping well is crucial to staying healthy. But have you ever started describing the way you sleep to a friend, only to hear them say, "That doesn't sound good. Maybe you have sleep apnea"? If you don't know what...

While there are many factors that contribute to TMJ, two of the most common are actually preventable: stress and posture. Stress Your jaw is designed like a mechanical hinge. "The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) combines a hinge action with sliding motions," MayoClinic explains. "The parts of the bones...

TMJ Isn't Hereditary A common misconception about TMJ is that it's a hereditary disorder. It's true, some sufferers of TMJ have relatives who also suffer. However, TMJ isn't inevitable if your family member has it, and oftentimes, relief from TMJ is within your control. Female patient complaining...

TMJ Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is a condition that can cause a serious amount of pain. The headaches, jaw aches and facial pain can disrupt your everyday life, work and sleep.   While searching for a dentist to help with your TMJ pain, it’s important to choose one...

Orofacial neuropathies derive from a number of causes depending on the symptoms experienced. For the three most common types of neuropathic pain conditions, diagnostic procedures may include tests, examinations and considerations. Fortunately for those suffering from facial neuropathies, there are a number of treatments that have...

A diagnosis of chronic myofascial pain means that myofascial trigger points are the primary source of pain symptoms. Unfortunately, myofascial pain can also mimic a variety of other conditions. Learn More ...

A headache might also be a symptom of an underlying health problem that requires further medical attention. With multiple types of headaches and many possible causes, it is important to seek further care to determine a proper diagnosis. Learn More ...