Two-Stage TMJ Treatment

The TMJ, or temporomandibular joints, hinge your jawbone to the rest of your skull. These TMJ joints work together with a series of ligaments and muscles to help you open your mouth, chew food and speak. Each sophisticated ball and socket joint also have a small disk of cartilage to allow for the slip needed to effectively grind food. The... read more »

TMJ Disorder Symptoms

The temporomandibular joints, are complex ball and socket joints that hinge your jaw. More commonly known as TMJ they allow you to chew food, speak and they are even involved with making certain facial expressions. The TMJ joints works in concert with a series of muscles and ligaments. Each TMJ joint has a small disk of cartilage, that allows the... read more »

A Two-Step Treatment Strategy for TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder refers to a problem with the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. These sophisticated ball and socket joints work in concert with ligaments and muscles in your mouth, allowing you to open your mouth, chew food, and speak. Early symptoms of TMJ disorder include a chronic dull ache near your temples or in front of your ears. This... read more »

Insights on TMJ Disorder

Temporomandibular joints, more commonly known as TMJ are complex and sophisticated joints that hinge your jaw. They allow you to open your mouth, chew your food, speak and are even involved in certain facial expressions. Each ball and socket joint has a disk of cartilage that allows it to slip a little bit. This motion allows you to chew and... read more »

Treatment Options for a Moderate to severe case of TMJ Disorder

Temporomandibular joints, more commonly known as TMJ are the joints that hinge your jaw, allowing you to open and close your mouth, chew you food and speak. The two ball and socket joints are rather sophisticated. They comprise a series of muscles, ligaments and a disk of cartilage. This allows you to chew and grind your food as well as... read more »