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Doctor's Newsletters

Orthotics for TMJ

The majority of dental practitioners offer standard bite splints for TMJ/bruxing/clenching patients hoping that this will alleviate the patient's pain and stop parafunctional habits. However, many of the patients that receive orthotics either do NOT wear them or...

Newsletter 5

Many patients who experience problems with dental work can possibly be TMJ patients. Some are easy to diagnose as TMJ patients because they already know about their issue or they have some symptomatology with their joints (popping, crepitus, pain upon palpation,...

Newsletter 4

In this issue we will continue to present identifying characteristics of TMJ patients in order to help you be able to discern these problems in your practice. 6. An overbite? The most common of all problems. The probability and severity of migraines, headaches, jaw...

Newsletter 3

In the last 2 issues we covered typical clinical problems that we encounter with TMJ patients. We have received many questions regarding how to diagnose subclinical TMJ patients (the ones who show no obvious sings of TMJ problems such as popping, clicking, or pain.)...

Newsletter 2

In our last Newsletter we covered the basics of how to diagnose patients with clinical and subclinical TMJ problems. These patients can cause dentists many clinical issues and frustrations. Please remember to review your Health Histories and pay attention to YES...

Newsletter- issue 1

Welcome to our first TMJ newsletter. Our goal is to help all of our referring dentists and health care professionals with patient management and common clinical problems. Additionally, patients can review some of this information to help themselves with any clinical...