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?
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
Orofacial Therapeutics has a care plan that is easy to use, easy to purchase, and easy for healthcare providers to offer. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), prompt diagnosis of TMJ disorders does not happen enough because primary care providers have not been consistently trained in how to provide simple care options or how to differentiate and refer higher-risk patients to specialists.