Dental Restorations, TMJ and Neuromuscular Dentistry

What TMJ Disorder Does to Your Oral Health

While TMD is a disorder of the joint that connects both arches of your jaw, its effects go far beyond jaw issues. Dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint can have an impact on your oral health and your overall feeling of wellness, producing headaches and even neck and shoulder aches. In terms of health and aesthetic… Continue reading What TMJ Disorder Does to Your Oral Health

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General, TMJ and Neuromuscular Dentistry

Headaches and Jaw Pain? Check Your Posture!

If you experience frequent headaches and pain in your lower jaw, check your posture and consult your dentist about temporomandibular disorder (TMD), recommends the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing dental education. Poor posture places the spine in a position that causes stress to the jaw joint. When… Continue reading Headaches and Jaw Pain? Check Your Posture!