Oral health isn’t just about your teeth; it also concerns the intricate network of joints and muscles that facilitate jaw movement. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) plays a critical role in our ability to chew, talk, smile, and more. When dental injury occurs, it can cause complications that may lead to TMJ disorder. Read our blog post where we explore this dental domino effect and understand how injuries can impact your TMJ.
“TMJ” stands for “temporomandibular joint.” You have two on either side of your face, which connect your jawbone to your skull and let you open and close your mouth. When either of these joints gets damaged, the disorder is often just abbreviated as “TMJ” or “TMD.” Check out our blog post to find out what the dentist can do to fix TMJ disorders.
While many people suffer from chronic headaches, a lot of people don’t consider going to their dentist for a diagnosis. But several dental problems could cause headaches. Check out our blog post where we review them and discuss how we can help treat them.
Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is what allows you to talk, chew, swallow, and perform other daily functions. When there is an issue with your TMJ, it can have a huge impact on your daily activities. Check out our blog post where we share five of the common symptoms of TMJ disorder to help you understand the reasons for your jaw pain.