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What is TMJ and What Is The Cause?

What Is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, which is the joint that connects the upper and lower jaw. TMJ is also widely used to describe a complex group of disorders that are characterized by pain and limited mobility in…

Why is my jaw popping?

Does your jaw pop or click when you open your mouth or chew? Popping or clicking of the jaw joint is a common indication of a chronic pain disorder referred to as TMJ. TMJ occurs when injury or damage has…

What is Bruxism?

Bruxism, the dental term for teeth grinding, has a variety of causes and can often lead to damaged teeth and bite problems when left untreated. At Bethesda Dental Implant Center, Drs. Eskow can identify the signs of Bruxism, and will…

Are your frequent headaches a sign of TMJ?

Frequent headaches, jaw pain, ear pain and a popping jaw that can make chewing difficult are all possible symptoms of a temporomandibular disorder (TMD), usually referred to as TMJ. Patients who suffer from any or all of the above symptoms…