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What Are the Symptoms of TMJ Disorder?

What Are the Symptoms of TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder is also known as TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder.  Characterized by various pains and abnormalities relating to the area around the jaw, this is not a life-threatening condition but still a potentially troubling one. It gets its name from the joint that connects the human jaw to the […]

5 Great Options for a Treatment for TMJ Disorder from Bruxism

5 Great Options for a Treatment for TMJ Disorder from Bruxism

If you are looking for a treatment for TMJ Disorder caused by bruxism or teeth grinding, look no further because we’ve put together 5 of the top options for you.  All of the mouth guards in this list are top-quality pieces that can help you reduce the mandibular pain you […]

What Causes Teeth Grinding?

What Causes Teeth Grinding?

Bruxism—the medical term for teeth grinding—is actually a very common behavior for humans.  In fact, as much as 50% of all people perform it one way or another.  Not all of these grind their teeth in their sleep, even if it is more common to do it then instead of […]

The 5 Best TMJ Mouth Guard Options

The 5 Best TMJ Mouth Guard Options

When choosing a TMJ mouth guard you need to find one that is comfortable as well as easy to clean, and it should be capable of limiting your teeth grinding to the extent that your temporomandibular joint pain really is decreased.  The 5 mouth guards below all qualify as excellent […]

How to Stop Clenching Teeth

How to Stop Clenching Teeth

Teeth clenching is also known as teeth grinding or bruxism, and it can be a severe problem.  It is unlikely to cause you much trouble over a short period (aside from a headache or slight jaw pain).  Left unaddressed though, it can morph into a lifetime habit that will have […]