A Dental Guard Might Be Included in a TMJ Disorder Treatment Plan

Early symptoms of TMJ disorder often manifest as a dull ache around the temples as well as the jaw muscles. Some people with issues in their temporomandibular joints will also experience discomfort when biting down or an uncomfortable clicking or locking up in the joint. If you have been experiencing symptoms like this, you should seek a professional diagnosis from... read more »

Using a Nightguard to Treat TMJ and Chipped Teeth

Most adults that grind their teeth do so as a result of stress. Chronic night grinding can pose multiple threats to your mouth. The unnatural forces exerted by grinding your teeth can cause your bite pattern to meet improperly and result in chips on one or more teeth. Even if the chip doesn’t give you pain the compromised surface is... read more »