Archive for March, 2023
#27 TMD/TMJ Symptoms are the Body’s way of Telling You to Ask for Help
It never ceases to amaze me how many patients live with serious and life limiting symptoms before asking for help. This lack of interest in seeking assistance and a solution stems from many different reasons. Here are just a few. Hope that the symptom will resolve by itself eventually Lack of time or money to […]
Inflammation Associated with TMD/Changes Immune & Endocrine Systems
Chronic Inflammation is the bodies response to damage, any kind of damage. The damage can be caused by pathogens (bacteria, viruses, or other microorganisms), or the bodies inability to heal itself appropriately after physical trauma. A good example of the bodies inability to heal after physical trauma is seen with TMD, (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder). Damage […]
#25 When is it Time to Treat TMD/TMJ?
How can both doctor and patient determine when to treat TMD/TMJ? That is a confusing question. And it has more than one answer. The problem is the inconsistency of the symptoms and the confusion of these symptoms with other diseases with the same symptoms. A symptom is not a disease, but only an indicator of […]