Don't Let TMJ Damage Your Quality of Life
If you regularly awaken with jaw pain, headaches, or sensitive teeth, you may be clenching and grinding your teeth, also called bruxism. When patients experience bruxism for a lengthy time, jaw dysfunction may develop.
Jaw pain and dysfunction, called TMJ, or more accurately, TMD – temporomandibular joint dysfunction – can have a severe impact on your quality of life. Living with pain can deplete your energy, disrupt sleep, and limit the foods you can comfortably eat.
A recent article outlines some ways to combat TMJ pain at home, which may help relieve the symptoms of TMD. Unfortunately, these exercises only provide a temporary fix, and the problem still exists and disrupts healthy jaw ...