Category: TMJ Disorder

The Link Between TMJ And Bruxism

When it comes to your dental health, there are more concerns than cavities or bad breath. You may not know it, but you could be grinding your teeth in your sleep. If you frequently wake up feeling tired, have headaches, or an aching pain around your face, you may have TMD or bruxism. These disorders… Read more »

We Can Help With Your TMJ Problems

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder affects thousands of people. Although this is a fairly common condition with seemingly mild symptoms, you should not put off treatment. Many people may believe that treating TMJ involves invasive surgeries, but the solution can be simple. Your Sunny Smiles Dentistry in El Paso, Texas, can create a custom oral appliance to… Read more »

A Custom Guard Can Relieve TMD Symptoms

El Paso, TX, TMJ Disorder

Over the years, protecting your smile can take additional effort due to certain conditions that can develop. By maintaining a healthy relationship with your dentist, you can often identify active threats and receive treatment before they get out of hand. While cleanings and exams help prevent cavities and gum disease from plaque and tartar deposits,… Read more »

Wearing A Mouthguard To Treat TMJ Disorder

El Paso, TX, TMJ Disorder

As we age, protecting our smile from wear and tear becomes more and more important. What steps can you take to preserve as much healthy material as possible? By brushing and flossing your teeth each day, you prevent the accumulation of harmful dental plaque that occurs from the combination of oral bacteria and food debris…. Read more »

Treating TMJ Disorder With A Mouthguard

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What steps do you take to protect your smile? Your daily oral hygiene habits help remove plaque that builds on the surface of your teeth. This forms your basis for protection against tooth decay, gum disease, and other common threats. But what can you do about the danger that occurs while you are asleep? If… Read more »

Dental Treatment For Your TMJ Disorder

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Do you suffer from chronic soreness around your jaw joints or wake up with tension headaches that last through the day? These are common symptoms of a disorder of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), that without treatment, can become progressively worse. As the pain builds, your ability to concentrate on daily tasks and enjoy your quality… Read more »

A Noninvasive Treatment For TMJ Disorder

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Do you wake up each day with tension headaches or chronic soreness in your face? If you exhibit these symptoms or difficulty opening and closing your mouth, you may have a condition of the jaw called TMJ disorder. This misalignment of the temporomandibular joint can become worse without treatment, greatly affecting your quality of life…. Read more »

A Dental Treatment For TMJ Disorder

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Do you have constant headaches or soreness in your jaw and face? If so, you may have problems with the alignment of your jaw. Known as TMJ disorder or TMD, this problem can cause difficulty opening and closing your mouth in addition to consistent pain throughout your head. Left untreated, TMJ can increase the likelihood… Read more »

A Therapy For TMJ Induced Headaches

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If you wake up each morning with consistent headaches or jaw pain that will not resolve on its own, you may suffer from TMJ disorder. When straining of the jaw joint creates significant inflammation, chronic pain can result. Fortunately, we could help ease your symptoms by designing a custom oral appliance that gently shifts your… Read more »

TMJ Therapy And Your Relief From Jaw Pain

Jaw pain is something that can turn into a daily nuisance. When untreated issues with poor joint alignment and movement affect you, pain can be felt when you try to bite and chew, and may even affect your ability to laugh and speak. You can also experience headaches that are triggered by this problem as… Read more »