French Vanilla Chocolate Cream of Wheat

French Vanilla Chocolate Cream of Wheat 1/3 cup water 2/3 cups whipping cream 4 tablespoons hot chocolate mix 1 packet french vanilla Carnation Instant breakfast 2 tablespoons sugar 1/8 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoons butter 6 tablespoons cream of wheat Mix and cook everything EXCEPT cream of wheat in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat…

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Nicole's Banana Bread

This week we are featuring TMJ disorder friendly dessert recipes!  Our first was given to us by Nicole, who you know from the forum and Facebook, since she is a moderator. Thanks, Nicole! Quick and Easy Banana Bread 3 large ripe bananas mashed 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup milk 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon…

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Results of Our Splint Therapy Poll – Are Splints Helpful for TMJ Disorder?

A couple weeks ago we started a poll about splint therapy. We were wondering whether splints have been helpful for your TMJ pain…or did they make it worse?  Well, we have the results! Drumroll please…. Has Splint Therapy Helped Your TMJ Disorder? As you can see in the above pie chart, the results were very close.…

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TMJ Arthroscopy Basic Overview

The second article in our TMJ surgery series, arthroscopy, is now live and ready for you to read! Please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions. The next in the series is TMJ arthroplasty, which is open joint surgery (includes joint suturing, disc removal, temporalis muscle grafts, fat grafts, etc). TMJ…

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TMJ Friendly Recipes – Squash Casserole

This week we are going to feature side dishes. I don’t know about you, but I was so sick of eating mashed potatoes after a while…  so these recipes are inspired by that! Squash Casserole 2 or 3 large yellow squash 1 cup milk 1 or 2 eggs 1 package shredded mild cheddar cheese salt…

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Cheesy Brunch Eggs

Cheesy Brunch Eggs 3 Large eggs 1/4 cup cream 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon prepared mustard 3 tablespoons flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 ounces cubed cheddar cheese 4 ounces cubed cream cheese Combine eggs, cream, parmesan cheese, mustard, flour and salt in a blender and mix until smooth Continue blending and add cheddar cheese…

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TMJ Arthrocentesis Article Live

We have receivedre many requests to provide TMJ surgery information, so we have started this series with an article on TMJ arthrocentesis. We hope this helps you, and please let us know below in the comment area if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions. We’ll be back soon with another article in this series!…

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Introducing Breakfast Week: French Toast Casserole

For this week of TMJ disorder friendly recipes, we are going to feature breakfast items. Many TMJ patients skip breakfast because they are not feeling well in the morning…but as we’ve all heard since we were little, it’s the most important meal of the day! 1 loaf (16 ounces) cinnamon or cinnamon raisin bread (I…

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Tomato Basil Soup – The Conclusion of Soup Week

This is the end of soup week here at TMJ Hope. We hope you have enjoyed all of our TMJ friendly recipes! Did you try any of them? If not, are you planning to? The best part about these recipes is that the whole family can enjoy them, so you do not have to make…

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Soup Week Continues: Maui Black Bean Soup

Welcome back to TMJ Hope’s soup week! 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 ribs celery – diced 1 large carrot – diced 1 small red onion – diced 1 red pepper – diced 1 green pepper – diced 2 cloves garlic – chopped finely 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon chili powder…

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