Category: TMJ Disorder

Addressing Daily Pain With TMJ Therapy

woman with jaw pain

Living with pain every time you try to bite and chew food can be difficult to endure. Unfortunately, this is a frequent issue for someone with TMJ disorder. They can also struggle with pain or sensitivity at other times when moving their jaw, and in the mornings because of nighttime issues with bruxism. Sunny Smiles… Read more »

We Offer TMJ Therapy And Treatment For Teeth Grinding

Jaw pain and discomfort after a night of teeth grinding are both frustrating problems to endure. Individuals with uneven jaw movement or problems with joint alignment can grow unhappy as their aches and pains make biting and chewing difficult, and even lead to more frequent headaches. For someone who grinds their teeth at night, mornings… Read more »

Can TMJ Therapy Provide Headache Relief?

If you start to experience persistent headaches, you may not think to tell your dentist about it. Bringing this up during a dental visit can actually be beneficial, because this issue can be linked to trouble with your oral health! TMJ therapy can ease tension on your jaw joints and muscles that lead to difficulties… Read more »

What To Expect If Your Dentist Recommends TMJ Therapy

Ideally, your jaw joints will stay in good alignment when you bite and chew, and while you are in a relaxed state. By maintaining good alignment and avoiding problems that put more stress on your joint and muscles, you can avoid difficulties with pain and stiffness, lower your risk for developing problems with teeth grinding,… Read more »

Using A Custom Appliance To Resolve Issues With TMJ Disorder

Poor jaw alignment and problems with an uneven or awkward bite can lead to frustration and recurring pain. These issues, known as TMJ disorder, can cause you pain when you try to bite and chew, lead to problems with chronic teeth grinding, and cause you to have pain in your face, neck, and head. While… Read more »

How TMJ Disorder Negatively Impacts A Person’s Daily Life

People who frequently feel pain and stiffness in their jaw when they speak or eat, those who hear popping or clicking sounds in their jaw joints, and those who struggle with facial pain and headaches should be concerned about TMJ disorder. There are many reasons people start to suffer from this condition. If your jaw… Read more »

What Your Dentist Knows About An Aching Jaw

Things you know your dentist can help with include performing scheduled checkups and cleanings, and offering suggestions for better brushing. But a trusted dentist can also help you when you are experiencing aches that center in your jaw, and other areas of the head, neck and shoulders. Jaw aches and pain can be a sign… Read more »

Treating Poor Jaw Alignment Through TMJ Therapy

When your jaw joints are out of alignment, you can experience problems with uneven or difficult bite movement, chronic joint discomfort, and even issues with headaches and other forms of pain. This issue can also affect you by causing problems with bruxism, or chronic teeth grinding, something that can lead to worrying dental damage. Fortunately,… Read more »

Treating TMJ Disorder To Improve Your Quality Of Life

Living with TMJ disorder can mean living with discomfort on a daily basis. As long as you leave a problem with jaw pain unresolved, you can feel pain and stiffness whenever you try to bite and chew food. Your trouble can actually lead to more than just problems with your jaw, as you can experience… Read more »

Should You Seek TMJ Therapy For Frequent Headaches?

Frequent headaches can have many causes. With that said, if you experience an increase in headaches while also noticing unpleasant changes with painful or stiff jaw movement, an increase in teeth grinding, or sensitivity in your face and jaw, you should say something to your dentist. During a routine dental examination at Sunny Smiles, you… Read more »