Break Free from the Grind with TMJ Therapy

January 18, 2012

Do you wake up every morning with head, neck, and jaw pain? Dr. Greenfield can help treat your TMJ dysfunction. […]

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Teeth Grinding and Clenching Can Do a Number on Your Teeth

June 7, 2011

People who grind their teeth often think of it as just a bad habit that they need to break. If you grind your teeth, however, you know how it feels to wake up with a sore jaw, headaches, and earaches, and you’re not alone. About one third of the population grinds their teeth.

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is often caused by stress, anxiety, tension, misaligned teeth, posture, diet, sleeping habits, and other factors. Constant clenching and grinding of your teeth can also contribute to TMJ dysfunction, which has a long list of side effects associated with pain in the head and neck and wearing down of the teeth. […]

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Don’t Live with TMJ Pain Any Longer

March 11, 2011

You may not have realized it before, but you have little triangular-shaped joints located in front of your ears. Lined with cartilage, these joints move with a smooth, gliding motion. Although they are small, these joints have a big job to do. They join your lower jaw and temporal bone, allowing your mouth to open and close easily.

Although these joints are incredibly strong, they can be thrown out of alignment very easily. The temporomandibular joint is highly sensitive to overall physical, emotional, and psychological stress, and the slightest change can temporarily knock you’re the whole system out of balance. The resulting condition is TMJ disorder, which can create a variety of symptoms, from jaw clicking and minor discomfort to sharp pain in your head, ears, neck, and shoulders. […]

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