Jaw Pain

TMJ–More Than Just a Pain in Your Jaw

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a small joint located in front of the ear where the skull and lower jaw meet. It permits the lower jaw to move and allows for movement, such as talking, chewing, and yawning. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders, are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the […]

5 Dental Terms You Think You Know, But Do You?

Here are five dental terms that you might have heard before, but didn’t really know what they mean or why they are important. Impacted Tooth: When a tooth is unable to fully enter the mouth it is said to be “impacted”. In general, an impacted tooth is prevented from breaking through the gums either by […]

4 Ways TMJ Can Be More Than Just a Pain in Your Jaw

Think TMJ Pain is Only Affecting Your Jaw? Think Again.   The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a small joint located in front of the ear where the skull and lower jaw meet. It permits the lower jaw to move and allows for movement, such as talking, chewing, and yawning. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders, are […]

5 Dental Terms You Think You Know, But Do You?

  Here are five dental terms that you might have heard before, but didn’t really know what they mean or why they are important. Impacted Tooth: When a tooth is unable to fully enter the mouth it is said to be “impacted”. In general, an impacted tooth is prevented from breaking through the gums either […]