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Habits to Avoid when TMJ is Present

By Loran Simon / May 15, 2018

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder can be a painful and debilitating illness. However, there are specific habits that might actually make this condition worse. Let’s take a look at three common causes of increased pain and discomfort. Most dentists observe that those who grind their teeth will experience increased pain. Chronic stress can cause the muscles […]

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What are the Causes of Jaw Popping?

By Loran Simon / May 15, 2018

Does your jaw “pop” on occasion and is this action accompanied by mild pain? Jaw popping can be caused by numerous situations and while you should always see your dentist, it is still wise to take a look at three common situations. Those who are in the habit of grinding their teeth could experience jaw […]

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Understanding the Causes of Jaw Pain

By Loran Simon / May 15, 2018

Jaw pain can be caused by several issues and while you should speak with a dentist, it is nonetheless prudent to take a quick look at a few common conditions. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) will often cause pain within the jaw. Regularly clenching or grinding your teeth can place additional stress upon the muscles. There […]