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Understanding the Imaging Techniques That Can Help Diagnose TMJ

Many people with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ or TMD) spend years trying to get a good explanation of their symptoms. Because TMJ can cause headaches, ringing in the ears, tingling, or numbness in the hands, misdiagnosis of TMJ can happen easily. Unfortunately, this means that many people with TMJ might spend [...]

Pandemic Worsened Physical & Psychological TMJ Symptoms

Whether you believe the COVID pandemic is over or if it is ongoing, there’s no doubt that the global outbreak of COVID-19 had a serious impact on people in the US and around the world. We’re still attempting to assess just what that impact is for people with chronic conditions whose care might have [...]

By |October 5th, 2022|TMJ|

Could Inflammatory Arthritis Be Causing Your TMJ Symptoms?

Part of the challenge in properly diagnosing temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD), is that they can have numerous different symptoms. These symptoms can overlap with multiple other conditions, making misdiagnosis possible. Some of the conditions that have the greatest overlap with TMJ are inflammatory arthritis conditions.  It’s important to [...]

Are Your Headaches Linked to TMJ or Sleep Apnea?

Headaches can be very hard to treat. One of the biggest obstacles to successful headache treatment is pinpointing the cause, in part, that’s because headaches can be related to many potential conditions. If you talk to your doctor about your headaches, but the treatments they recommend aren’t helping, you should consider [...]

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