Category Archives: TMJ Disorder

TMJ exercises for patients to consider

A diagnosis of TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder) can leave patients unsure as to how to address this painful and problematic condition. At Drs of Smiles Gentle Family Dentistry in Mesa, Arizona, our dentists can help patients understand their condition and learn about exercises they can perform to reduce discomfort. TMJ exercises for patients One way […]

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Jaw Pain and What It Means For You

Temporomandibular joint disorders (also referred to as TMJ or TMD) have similar symptoms as tooth decay, sinus issues, gum decay, and arthritis. To determine what is causing your jaw pain, arrange an appointment with Drs of Smiles immediately. Let’s address TMJ and what it means for you. What is TMJ? The temporomandibular joint connects the […]

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How TMD is Causing you More Health Problems

TMD (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder) is a problem that occurs with the jaw and the facial muscles that control it. The temporomandibular joint is the connection point between the jaw and the temporal bones of the skull. This joint enables the jaw to move up, down, left right, chew, talk, and yawn. Experts are not certain […]

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Your migraines could be a dental issue

38 million Americans suffer from migraines. Worldwide the number shoots up to 1 billion. As the 3rd most common illness in the world, there has been extensive research on why people get migraines. Though genetics, tension, and anxiety are often cited as the culprits, dental health is commonly overlooked. Unfortunately, many don’t think to talk to […]

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