Category: Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Seeking Treatment To Address Bruxism

DOULEUR DENT HOMME

Taking effective care of your smile involves a number of moving parts, and nothing is more important than maintaining an effective preventive dental routine. Indeed, a thorough routine consists of various practices that treat your teeth, gums, tongue, and more. Though dental decay and gum infection are among the most common threats we often face,… Read more »

Do You Experience Jaw Pain?

There are plenty of little discomforts that we all learn to live with. However, it’s important to take stock of your own health, and to ask yourself if what you’re experiencing is just a manageable little pain, or a chronic condition. You may experience jaw pain from time to time. It can be caused by… Read more »

TMJ Questions We Never Thought You’d Ask!

When we talk with patients about TMJ health, we often find that this is an area of care that is rarely considered. Of course, our patients in Pella, IA think a lot about keeping their smiles clean, free of stains, free of cavities, and they even consider their gum health! Jaw joints, on the other… Read more »

TMJ Treatment: Working For, Not Against It

When you take the time to come in to see us about your TMJ disorder and then receive TMJ treatment, you are doing exactly what we suggest of our patients. Choosing care for your jaw joints is always the smartest choice because preventing damage (that can easily happen in the future and for which you… Read more »

Q&A: TMJ Disorder Treatment

Do you have questions about TMJ disorder treatment? Are you curious in part about what to expect from the therapy we offer? Perhaps you are already receiving treatment but you are not sure what you might be able to do on a daily basis to work with – not against – the treatment we have… Read more »

3 Tips for Managing TMJ Pain

If you are one of the estimated 10 million Americans suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, more commonly known as TMJ, you have probably had enough of the sore jaw muscles, sore neck, aching back, and frequent headaches. TMJ pain can make everyday activities like chewing, speaking, and even smiling uncomfortable. Although there’s no cure for… Read more »