Category: TMJ Disorder

When You Might Have TMJ Disorder

One of the more worrisome things about TMJ disorder is that you can have it for quite a while without ever realizing the problem. The symptoms of the disorder, such as aches and pains in your jaw and diminished bite function, can continue to grow worse. Yet, finding the cause of them can be difficult… Read more »

Why Chronic Headaches Could Mean Jaw Trouble

There could be any number of possible reasons for having a headache, but many people don’t usually consider their oral health to be one of them. However, if your temporomandibular joints (TMJs) are not functioning properly, then your headaches may be just one of several different related aches and pains. At our El Paso, TX,… Read more »

Why Your TMJ Disorder Isn’t Like Everyone Else’s

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder is something many patients don’t recognize that they have. Yet, the symptoms of it, which can include intense discomfort, teeth-grinding, and more, can sometimes be so severe that ignoring them is impossible. At our El Paso, TX, dental office, we can diagnose your TMJ disorder and develop a highly customized treatment… Read more »

Answering Common Questions About TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is common, but it is still one of the lesser-known and understood of all chronic dental health issues. Because many patients are aware of what TMJ disorder is or how it can affect their oral health, they often aren’t aware that there’s an issue when they begin to show signs. Understanding TMJ disorder… Read more »

Do You Have TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder isn’t limited to a specific few symptoms, and its resulting discomfort may not always seem related to your dental health. Chronic headaches, recurring earaches, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), and neck and shoulder pain can indicate TMJ disorder, but they are also symptoms of a lot of other conditions. Today, we explain how… Read more »

Exploring Jaw Pain and TMJ Disorder

There are plenty of issues that can affect your smile’s health, beauty, and function. Most people are aware of the few that can directly attack their teeth and gums, such as tooth decay and gum disease. However, your dental health involves more than just teeth and gums, and in some cases, the components that move… Read more »