Different Types of Mouth Guards & Which Protect your Jaw By Ann McCulloch Understanding the difference between similar oral appliances for Jaw and Sprain and Strain and other conditions. Learn how to obtain the one that is right for you. There are important considerations as you decide whether to self-diagnose and research all options, or… Continue reading Comparing Mouth Guard Types & TMJ Splints
Overcoming Difficulty Finding TMJ Providers. How to find a TMJ provider. 82% of TMD patients have jaw pain or stiffness and need help to pursue jaw TMD treatment.
Can a TMJ disorder be fixed? By Ann McCulloch | Part 1 I have been treated for TMJ disorders. My professional training is not in dentistry. My experiences started out with being told by a dentist that I had TMJ. Today, two orofacial pain specialists are my business partners and I have learned about the… Continue reading Can a TMJ Disorder be Fixed?
Whiplash Induced TMJ Injuries and Delayed Onset of Symptoms By Dr. Brad Eli and Dr. James Elliott The incidence or prevalence of whiplash injury and TMJ where patients report jaw locking and facial pain indicates a need for speed to treatment. Whiplash-induced jaw injuries occur with sudden hyperextension and hyperflexion of the neck, typically in… Continue reading Whiplash Triggered Jaw Injuries
Clinical Evaluation and Management of Direct Jaw Trauma in Adults Direct temporomandibular joint (TMJ) trauma is identified as a causal factor in many patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) who then need clinical management. Approximately 20-25% of people with chronic TMDs have a history of direct TMJ trauma . Furthermore, TMD patients with a history of… Continue reading Clinical Management of Direct Jaw Trauma
Jaw Sprain/Strain? Acute TMJ problem? Orofacial Therapeutics has a care plan that is easy to use, easy to purchase, and easy for healthcare providers to offer. Repeatedly over the last year, we see articles describing the higher rate of jaw pain, clenching, stress, and headache. Is the incidence rate higher, or is it the case… Continue reading Higher Rate of Jaw Pain Patients Ups Need for Solutions