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Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Explained

The temporomandibular joint, TMJ, is found on both sides of the jaw. We all have TMJ. However, for some of us, a TMJ disorder can cause discomfort. This means that when you hear someone complaining, “I have TMJ!” What they are likely referring to is a problem with their TMJ. So, let us break down […]

Teeth Grinding Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is an involuntary habitual grinding or clenching of the teeth, typically during sleep. It is a common problem affecting approximately 30-40 million people. While common, teeth grinding can be a serious problem leading to numerous dental problems. Issues associated with teeth grinding include: Causes of Bruxism The exact cause […]