Common TMJ Symptoms

One of the reasons TMJ is so often left untreated for so long is that its symptoms are easy to confuse for those of other conditions. Many Gibsonia-area residents suffer from TMJ without knowing it or even suspecting they need to be checked for it. Of course, diagnosing a condition is the first step toward fixing it. You can't find relief from your TMJ headaches until you confirm once and for all that you're suffering from TMJ. That's why we urge you to arrange a consultation with our dentists
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10 Signs You Suffer from Migraines

Migraine headaches are a serious problem that effect millions of Americans. About 14 million Americans have migraine headaches almost every day. Here are 10 signs that migraine is approaching: Aura – seeing flickering lights, spots, or lines. Numbness or tingling – usually starts in fingers and moves through hands. Depression – sudden non-provoked depression. Insomnia or other sleep problems – many people with migraines do not get restful sleep. Sinus issues – stuffy
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Why Should I Visit My Dentist for Headache Treatment?

Many people suffer from severe headaches. When headaches strike, many people instantly call their doctor to schedule an appointment. But when your headaches are severe and don't seem to be responding to typical treatment such as over-the-counter medication or prescription pain medication, it may be time to call your dentist. Our Pittsburgh office provides headache treatment to many patients suffering from severe and recurring headaches. In many cases, headaches are caused by dental stress and can
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Ear Pain, Tinnitus, Headaches, and TMJ

Many of the symptoms of TMJ are seemingly unrelated to the jaw. Chief among these symptoms are headaches, though tinnitus and ear pain are common as well. If you are experiencing chronic ear aches or frequent ear ringing, one of the neuromuscular dentists at the Pittsburgh office of Dentonics may be able to assist in both treating the condition and preventing a reoccurrence. In the absence of infection, TMJ is one of the leading causes of ear pain and ringing. Much of this has to do with the trigeminal
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Neuromuscular Dentistry Headache Treatments

It is estimated that over $4 billion is spent annually on over-the-counter pain medications for the treatment of headaches. Millions more is spent on prescription medications to address severe headaches such as migraines. Medications can certainly play a role in headache treatment and may indeed be best for some patients. However, many people who suffer from chronic headaches are actually suffering from TMJ – and no amount of medication can correct this common disorder. Treating TMJ Headaches Headaches
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Pittsburgh Headache Questions: Is a Misaligned Jaw Causing My Migraines?

If you suffer from chronic tension or migraine headaches, it is very possible that TMJ, a neuromuscular dental issue, is a contributing factor. In fact, the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain cites TMJ as one of the most commonly overlooked causes of debilitating headaches – one that will remain overlooked if your headaches are not brought to the attention of an experienced neuromuscular dentist. Headaches are one of the symptoms of TMJ. This is due to the problems caused when the jaw is
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Pittsburgh TMJ Questions: What are the Symptoms of TMJ?

TMJ, also known as TMD, is a disorder that impacts the alignment of your jaw. Dealing directly with the jaw, many of the symptoms of this disorder occur in that area of the face. These may include clicking or popping noises when opening or closing the jaw, or grinding noises when chewing. Other symptoms may include tenderness or pain in and around the jaw, problems opening and closing the mouth, and even a complete loss of jaw movement. Any pain, swelling, or audible noises in the jaw should be
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Pittsburgh Headache Treatment

Do you suffer from chronic tension or migraine headaches? Have you tried medications only to find that they create additional problems or simply knock you out? Have you sought medical assistance, but never been able to find a solution that prevents your headaches from occurring? If so, a headache treatment consultation at the Pittsburg office of Dentonics may be exactly what you have been looking for. Headaches are one of the most common symptoms of TMJ. If TMJ is responsible for your headaches,
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Can Migraine Headaches Cause my Upper Row of Teeth to Hurt?

Traditionally, migraine headaches are localized to on one side of the head, but their pain can spread throughout the entire face. However, if you are experiencing tooth pain along with your headache, it is likely that you are suffering from TMJ, an issue impacting the alignment of your jaw. If you suffer from chronic headaches in Pittsburgh, please contact Dentonics, Inc. or call 412-487-6910 today to schedule a neuromuscular evaluation. TMJ and Headaches        TMJ is often accompanied
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What Is Neuromuscular Dentistry?

Neuromuscular dentistry is not a household world. Nor is it intuitively obvious what it’s about. Family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry are both very straightforward. It’s easy to see what they do. But neuromuscular dentistry? That takes some explaining. Neuromuscular dentistry is the study of the nerve and muscle system of the mouth and jaw and how they interact with your mouth’s hard tissues, the bones and teeth. The goal is to look at the way your mouth functions to ensure that your
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