Category: Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

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 »

TMJ Dysfunction

  Do you have TMJ dysfunction? Are you wondering what TMJ is? TMJ stands for temporomanibular joints.  You have a temporomanibular joint on either side of your face. By putting your fingers on each side of your face in front of your ears and opening your mouth you can feel them. They are sliding joints… Read more »