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Available TMJ Treatment Options

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The joint that attaches the lower part of your jaw to your skull is known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). It really is a hinge and it enables the opening and closing of your mouth.  It also allows your mouth to move from one side to the other when you chew.  The joint is surrounded by muscles to control the…

Here are some of the Little Known Causes of TMJ

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder is a disorder that causes pain in your temporomandibular joint most commonly known as your jaw. For some time, specialists thought that it results from malocclusion, but after a lot of research was carried out, it has led them to believe this may not be the only cause. If you suffer from TMJ, it is common for…

All About Full Mouth Reconstruction

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Full Mouth Reconstruction

Do you have missing teeth? Do you have bone loss in your teeth? Are you gums going through health problems? Do you ever feel self-conscious because of your less-than-pearly white teeth? Do you put your hand over your mouth nearly every time you talk or smile? Do you suffer from a bad bite? Well, there is no need to worry…

Current Treatments of TMJ Disorder

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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction is an issue where the muscles around your jaw begin to decay, which leads to difficulties opening and closing the mouth. There are numerous ways to treat TMJ disorder, but ultimately it boils down to pain relief and preservation. What is TMJ? There are many people not aware of this medical condition. So, what is TMJ…

Risk Factors for TMJ Disorder

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Risk Factors for TMJ Disorder : A risk factor is anything that predisposes you to catching a disease or condition. Therefore, you will need to be exposed to one or more risk factors to get a disease. The more the risk factors you are exposed to, the more the likelihood of being affected. Temporomandibular joint (TJM) syndrome is a group…

Full Mouth Reconstruction vs. Smile Makeover

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Full Mouth Reconstruction vs. Smile Makeover

Your oral health is just as important as your general health. In other words, having a healthy set of teeth is as important as any other organ in the human body. Various new techniques and procedures have been developed to ensure better oral health and a healthy mouth in general. Latest procedures such as a full mouth reconstruction or a…

How TMJ Treatment Can Improve Your Life

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Are you experiencing pain in the joint near your jaw and ear? Do you experience frequent migraines? Does your jaw lock or pop? Are your jaw muscles stiff? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have developed temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome and require TMJ treatment. What is TMJ syndrome? The temporomandibular joint is the joint that…

TMJ Symptoms, Signs and Causes

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Symptoms Signs and Causes of TMJ

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (also known by the acronym TMJ or TMD) is a disorder associated with the temporomandibular joint, which is like a connector that links the jaw with the temporal bones that are part of the skull. This joint is pretty important, since it’s the one that allows the jaw to move, making it possible to talk and chew…

Guide to Root Canal Treatment

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Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure that is performed by a dentist in order to not only repair but also save a tooth that is either infected or damaged badly. This procedure is considered an alternative to extraction and dental implant. As the name suggests, root canal entails cleaning canals that are inside the roots of the tooth. Here…

What is oral and maxillofacial surgery

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) is a surgical specialty in dentistry that focuses on treating injuries, diseases, and defects affecting the maxillofacial regions. The maxillofacial region forms the facial skeleton and is comprised of the jaws, bones of the forehead, and the face. Types of Surgeries that Oral and Maxillofacial Specialists Perform Below are some of the surgeries that are carried out by OMS specialists,…