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I Have Jaw Pain on One Side, Can This Be TMJ?

Jaw pain can be a troubling and disruptive experience. If the pain is severe, it can stop you in your tracks. Even less severe pain can make it hard for you to go about your daily activities. It can make you give up certain hard-to-chew foods, forcing you to eat a less healthy--and sometimes [...]

By |December 28th, 2021|Jaw Pain, TMJ|

How to Keep a Stiff, Tight Jaw from Becoming TMJ

It’s not unusual to experience jaw tightness or a stiff jaw every once in a while, but if you’re getting a jaw tightness and pain too often, it could be a warning sign that you’re at risk for TMJ. Here’s how to address the problem to help prevent your normal jaw problem from developing [...]

Can TMJ Really Cause a Locked Jaw?

Have you ever experienced an inability to open your jaw? What about an inability to close your jaw? If so, you might have asked yourself, why does my jaw lock? Frightened and nervous, you rushed to Google, typing “how to unlock your jaw” into the search engine. Unfortunately, a locked jaw is a shocking, scary [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Jaw Pain, TMJ|

TMJ can be an Endless Bummer for Surfers

Surf’s up in Sydney and along Australia’s east coast as school break, the holiday season, warm weather and consistent swells align to make surfing especially popular. In fact, the stretch from Christmas through the end of January is the busiest time of year for surfing, according to Australia’s Surfunation. Of course, the extra activity adds [...]

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