Future of TMD Education

The Future of TMD Education: There’s a pressing need for improved TMD education for our frontline healthcare practitioners. The Importance of Acute TMD Care Improved TMD education is particularly important for acute TMD injuries, as the clinical decisions of frontline providers may be able to prevent the development of chronic pain.


The human jaw is any opposable articulated structure at the entrance of people’s mouths, typically used for grasping and manipulating food. The term “jaws” is also broadly applied to the whole of the structures constituting the vault of the mouth and serving to open and close it and is part of the body plan of… Continue reading Jaw

Sports Dentistry Treatment Can Prevent TMJ Damage

Sports Dentistry Treatment Can Prevent TMJ Damage and provide temporomandibular joint (TMJ) care to enhance athlete health. By incorporating sports dentistry and TMJ care into the broader context of sports medicine enhances overall athlete health. By addressing oral health comprehensively through sports dentistry, athletes can not only perform at their best but also safeguard their long-term health and well-being.

CGRP Reveals Biochemical Link Between TMD and Headaches

Plasma calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) reveals biochemical link with chronic temporomandibular disorder (TMD) or headaches. Orofacial pain specialists continue to evaluate the relationship between the CGRP concentration in patients’ jaw and headache pain.

ENT Pain Causes and TMJ

Understanding ENT causes and how to differentiate ear, nose, and throat and TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) pain can be difficult for doctors and patients alike. This is because of the intricate connection between the various structures of the head and neck.

Cheek Bone Pain

Cheek Bone Pain: causes and treatment options. The key to relief is to identify the most probable underlying cause of a hurting cheekbone. Your knowledge of the cheek and face anatomy assists a correct and fast diagnosis If you experience cheek pain, jaw muscle rigidity leading to an inability to open your mouth, jaw sprain and strain, and/or the ability to smile normally, seek help without delay.

Temporomandibular Joint Anatomy

Understanding the temporomandibular joint anatomy helps explain its crucial role in the daily functionality and harmony of your jaw, neck, and head.
While commonly associated with jaw movement and chewing, the temporomandibular joint’s (TMJ) intricate anatomy and connection to the neck can significantly impact headaches and craniofacial pain. This article explores the TMJ anatomy and sheds light on the fascinating interplay between your jaw joint, the neck, and headaches.

Pediatric Concussions and Temporomandibular Disorders

Pediatric Concussions and Temporomandibular Disorders By Dr. Bradley A Eli | Reviewed by Dr. Sachi Mehrotra There is a connection between pediatric concussions and temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Table of Contents: Pediatric Concussions & Temporomandibular Disorders The Migraine-Phenotype in Pediatric Concussions’ Relationship to TMD What is a Migraine Phenotype Headache? What is Pediatric Chronic Orofacial Pain?… Continue reading Pediatric Concussions and Temporomandibular Disorders

Domestic Violence Increases Risk of TMD

Domestic Violence Increases Risk of TMD By Julia Worrall RN, CCRN, SANE | Reviewed by Ann McCullouch Are you aware of the link between domestic violence, intimate partner violence (IPV), and painful temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)? The World Health Organization’s Violence against Women Fact Sheet notes that “While much of the focus on brain injury… Continue reading Domestic Violence Increases Risk of TMD

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