Can Wisdom Tooth Growth Cause TMJ Pain?

Besides acne and other forms of skin breakout, individuals aged 17 to 25 often worry about wisdom tooth growth. That’s because it often causes significant pain and discomfort. Interestingly, some people who have emerging third molars note that they also notice signs of TMJ disorders, such as achy and locking jaws, difficulty chewing, and facial [...]

2023-01-07T11:53:10+00:00January 1st, 2023|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Can Wisdom Tooth Growth Cause TMJ Pain?

Temporomandibular Disorder and Headaches Spell Trouble for Patients

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and headaches seem to be an unlikely duo. After all, they’re equally debilitating and can cause significant disruptions in your life if they occur together. Sadly, studies reveal that they can indeed manifest at the same time. This can sound very disheartening for someone looking for ways to achieve TMJ pain relief. [...]

2022-12-31T05:17:46+00:00December 25th, 2022|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Temporomandibular Disorder and Headaches Spell Trouble for Patients

Is Facial Pain The Same With Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a rare condition that frequently affects people older than 50. Despite being rare, it's one of the most common causes of debilitating facial pain. In the United States, approximately 15,000 people are diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia annually. Unfortunately, there are not many healthcare providers specializing in this condition, so patients may find [...]

2023-01-27T05:33:52+00:00December 11th, 2022|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Is Facial Pain The Same With Trigeminal Neuralgia?

What To Do When Your Child Has TMJ Pain?

Watching a kid struggle with TMJ pain can be a horrible experience, especially if you're a parent. That's why it's essential it is to find a solution that works well and can help provide lasting relief to the young patient. Let's help you understand how your child can potentially enjoy significant TMJ pain relief in [...]

2022-10-24T09:06:00+00:00October 23rd, 2022|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on What To Do When Your Child Has TMJ Pain?

How are Posture and TMJ Disorders Related?

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and posture are related. Experts have seen a connection between bad posture and the development of a TMJ disorder. How are they connected? Proper posture makes you look good. Apart from that, it is also important to maintain your body's alignment and balance. It plays a crucial role in maintaining your [...]

2022-10-16T10:13:42+00:00October 16th, 2022|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on How are Posture and TMJ Disorders Related?

Jaw Pain: Your Teeth Grinding Might Be The Culprit!

Several reasons can cause jaw pain. Some might stem from dental issues, while others can be due to nerve problems or muscle and joint issues. Approximately 10 million people are suffering from jaw issues in the US alone which can be linked to a locked jaw, pain or tenderness in the jaw, and pain around [...]

2022-09-12T04:45:30+00:00September 11th, 2022|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Jaw Pain: Your Teeth Grinding Might Be The Culprit!

5 Must-Know Facts About TMJD For Better Patient Care

For many people, TMJ disorders can be a source of chronic pain and discomfort. Over time, they might become more serious and cause severe debilitating effects on the body. Thankfully, nowadays, there are several ways to cope with TMJ disorders, like seeking an upper cervical doctor. Furthermore, studies have shed light on the many uncertainties [...]

2022-08-29T12:43:25+00:00August 28th, 2022|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on 5 Must-Know Facts About TMJD For Better Patient Care

6 Must-Know Truths About TMJ Disorders

Have you ever heard the term TMJ but had no idea what it meant? We’re here to help! Several of our upper cervical chiropractors specialize in addressing TMJ disorders, which affect millions of people worldwide. Here are several things that you need to know related to TMJ disorders: #1. TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint. [...]

2023-01-27T05:56:02+00:00June 19th, 2022|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on 6 Must-Know Truths About TMJ Disorders

A Close Look at 4 Possible Causes of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a chronic pain condition that causes extreme, sporadic, sudden burning, or shock-like facial pain. The term "trigeminal" refers to the trigeminal nerve, which supplies sensation to the face and mucous membranes of the mouth and nose.  TN most commonly involves the second division of this nerve, known as the maxillary division. [...]

2022-06-20T03:21:47+00:00June 19th, 2022|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on A Close Look at 4 Possible Causes of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Is There a Link Between Trigeminal Neuralgia and Multiple Sclerosis?

The short answer is YES. According to recent research, more than 3% of multiple sclerosis patients are affected by trigeminal neuralgia. Multiple sclerosis (MS) and trigeminal neuralgia (TN) are both neurological diseases that can create a lot of pain in patients. Multiple sclerosis also triggers an onset of trigeminal neuralgia in some patients. Both MS [...]

2022-06-12T04:52:13+00:00June 12th, 2022|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Is There a Link Between Trigeminal Neuralgia and Multiple Sclerosis?
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