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10. 16. 2018

Sleep Aches, Sleep Apnea, TMJ

TMJ Sleep Apnea Mouth Piece

The answer is YES; you can have both TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder) and OSA (obstructive sleep apnea).  Sometimes it can be hard to know which symptoms belong to which disorder, as many are overlapping.  For example, some overlapping symptoms of TMD and OSA are as follows: Headaches (especially upon wakening) Jaw Pain Facial Pain Chronic…

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05. 18. 2018

TMJ

Symptoms of TMJ Pain

                TMJ is a disorder that affects the temporomandibular joint, which connects the jaw to the skull and hinges so that you can move your mouth to eat and communicate. While TMJ is often characterized by headaches and jaw pain, you can experience TMJ eye symptoms, along with…

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04. 18. 2018

TMJ

Treatment Options for TMJ

                  The joints of your jaw, temporomandibular Joints or TMJ, can sometimes give you trouble in the form of ear, neck or jaw pain or powerful headaches. No matter which type of pain you’re plagued with, know that we here at the Michigan Head & Neck Institute…

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04. 09. 2018

TMJ

What is the OPPERA Study?

This is a different kind of opera than everyone is thinking about.  This topic relates to TMD (temporomandibular joint disorders).  Each person has a left and right temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and can experience a problem or dysfunction on one or both sides. A TMJ Disorder is typically referred to as a TMD, although TMJ is…

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03. 22. 2018

Recent News, TMJ

TMJ and Facial Pain

It is a widely recognized fact that TMJ disorders (TMD) can stem from an injury or trauma. Any injury that has enough force to break teeth can permanently damage temporomandibular joints, surrounding muscles, ligaments and tendons.  Obvious injuries such an a fractured jaw or traumatic head injury typically happen as the result of a motor…

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The contents of this website, such as text, graphics, images, and other materials are for informational purposes only. While there are many commonalities among multiple TMD and sleep apnea cases, each patient is unique. Information on this website should be used to educate the reader about what they should discuss with their doctor if they are suffering from the listed symptoms. The information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Seek the advice of your physician or you may call our office with any questions you may have regarding TMD or sleep apnea. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.


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