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No Chew Recipes for Jaw Pain: Cheesy Beer Soup

1/4 pound Butter 3/8 cup or 3 ounces Onion – small dice 3/8 cup or 3 ounces Celery – small dice 3/8 cup or 3 ounces Carrots – small dice 1/4 cup or 2 ounces Green Peppers – small dice 1/2 cup or 4 ounces Flour 1 1/2 quarts Chicken Stock 5/8 pound Sharp Cheddar…

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Week of May 26th – TMJ Hope Forum Flashback

In this week’s Forum Flashback, we wanted to highlight some of the items that we think you should know about. That way you aren’t missing out on all the great conversations going on! Did you know that we have a “Daily Grind” area on the forum where we chat about how the day has gone…

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TMJ Disorder Friendly Recipe: Apple Pancake Souffle

Apple Pancake Souffle Preheat oven to 425 1 Cup & 2 Tablespoon all purpose flour 3 Tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 Cups fat free egg substitute 2 Cups skim milk 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 2 Tablespoons stick margarine 1 Apple peeled and thinly sliced 3 Tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar In…

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TMJ Disorder Friendly Recipe – Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

All too often the kitchen becomes an absolute disaster zone because you have to make the family one dinner and yourself another. So this week we are focusing on recipes that everyone will love! 1 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes, drained and crushed 1 tbsp chili powder 1/4 crushed oregano 1/8…

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Have Splints Helped Your Jaw Pain?

Hi everyone! Hope you are having a great Monday. We are very interested in the results of this poll to see how many of you have had success with splints as a treatment for your TMJ disorder and jaw pain. Let us know in the comments if you have anything to add! We will publish…

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TMJ Disorder Friendly Recipe – Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie

2 (3 ounce) cream cheese, softened 1 can (15 ounce) solid packed pumpkin, chilled 1 cup vanilla yogurt 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 1/2 cups vanilla ice cream 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 1/2 cups milk 6 ice cubes whipped cream In blender combine cream cheese, pumpkin, yogurt, brown sugar, ice cream, spice,…

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10 Tips from TMJ Disorder Expert Patients

We have compiled this list of tips from a group of expert TMJ disorder patients..  simple things they do to make living with TMJ disorder and jaw pain easier.  We hope they help you!  As always, let us know in the comments below if you have your own tips or any suggestions. A bag of…

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TMJ Disorder Friendly Recipe of the Week: Mac & Cheese

One of the biggest problems for people with jaw pain is obviously eating. We understand, and will be featuring TMJ disorder friendly recipes here on the blog. We would also love any suggestions or submissions of foods and recipes that you enjoy! Adult Mac and Cheese no blue box here! Ingredients: 8 ounces elbow macaroni…

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TMJ Disorder Study Reports First Results!

Tomorrow at the American Pain Society annual meeting, scientists from University of Maryland Dental School and three other universities will be reporting on the first results from their OPPERA study. The OPPERA study is the largest study so far about TMJ disorder and jaw pain. Over 3,000 people will be studied for seven years, hoping…

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