Similar to the high temperature of a fever, discomfort or pain related to TMJ disorder signals an issue, but it does not point directly to the source. Common symptoms such as a headache, earache, or muscle soreness in the face could point to other outliers.
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What is bruxism? Bruxism, simply put, is when you grind, clench, click, or “drum” your teeth. Anywhere from 10 to 50 percent of the population are affected by it. Most people who engage in this largely involuntary habit do so while asleep. However, plenty of individuals that grind (or clench) their teeth do… Read more »
If you experience nagging discomfort in your temples and jaws, or if your migraines simply won’t go away, you might suffer from TMJ disorder. What is TMJ? The acronym TMJ stands for temporomandibular joints. These small joints hold the jaw to the skull and allow us to move our mouths when chewing and speaking. Unfortunately,… Read more »