TMJ Disorder Symptoms Should Not Be Ignored

The temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw play an important role in a wide range of oral functions. This includes opening your mouth to bite off food, while also chewing, grinding, and breaking tough foods down for ease of swallowing. The complex motion of these joints also relates to your ability to speak clearly and make certain facial expressions. As... read more »

Do Your Jaws Ache? There Is Help for TMJ

Are you familiar with TMJ? Temporomandibular disorder (TMD/TMJ) are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in your joints in the jaw and the muscles that control your jaw movement. What is TMJ? Your temporomandibular joints hinge the jaw to your skull and allow you to open your mouth, eat your food, talk, and create facial expressions. Cushioned... read more »

TMJ Disorder Treatment Starts with Simple Lifestyle Modifications

TMJ disorder is a blanket term associated with discomfort or pain in the temporomandibular joints. These two joints are complex and they include a small cartilaginous that allows the joints to slip while working in tandem with a multitude of muscles and ligaments. If you’ve been diagnosed with TMJ disorder, your Vincent Team Orthodontics orthodontist will often employ a treatment... read more »