TMJ Disorder

What is Trismus? Signs, Causes and Treatment Options

Trismus or 'lockjaw' is a painful condition in which the chewing muscles of the jaw become contracted and sometimes inflamed, preventing the mouth from fully opening.

Tmj and Vertigo – Are They Related? Let’s Find Out

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and vertigo are related due to the proximity of temporomandibular joint to the ear. Vertigo can cause balance issues, which can lead to falls or serious injuries.

Do Essential Oils Relieve Temporomandibular Joint or TMJ Pain?

Lavender and peppermint essential oil are primarily used to reduce the pain and inflammation of Temporomandibular Joint or TMJ disorder.

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder – 9 Exercises for TMJ Pain Relief

TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint disorder is characterized by mild pain in the jaw and the muscles involved in its movement. It is often not serious and last for a short period. In some case, TMJ disorder becomes severe and long-lasting. TMJ disorders can also be self-cured by including following exercises in daily life.

Clicking Jaw can be a Forewarning for Temporomandibular Disorders or TMD

The major symptom of TMD is clicking jaw, accompanied by jaw pain while extending mouth or chewing. Jaw clicking could be loud & noticeable to others near you.

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Oral maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists who focus on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and issues associated with the head, neck, face, jaws, and hard or soft tissues of the mouth.

Safety Concerns for Wisdom Tooth Removal During Pregnancy

Dentists always try to avoid surgical procedures during pregnancy. Wisdom tooth extraction is generally advised before planning a pregnancy or after the delivery of the child. 

Let’s Know the Importance of Visiting a Periodontist

A periodontist is a dental specialist who undergoes additional training and education in maintaining the health of the gums and surrounding periodontal tissue.

Everything You Should Know About Dental Insurance

Dental insurance is a particular policy that allows people to budget for the cost of dental procedures effectively. Usually, dental insurance policies are more straightforward and specific as compared to medical health insurance.

Everything You Should Know About Emergency Dental Clinic

A well-equipped emergency dental clinic can provide treatments effectively and efficiently, which may give instant results.