TMJ Hope Christmas Wish List

   We’ve put together a list of our favorite TMJ friendly items that we would love to find under the tree on Christmas morning!     Things to help TMD patients on the move:       Stainless 16  ounce  thermos perfect for soup or smoothies on the go.           Stainless…

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TMJ Disorder Treatment Options

This is an overview of treatment options that have helped some of our members.  Please remember that what works for one patient might not work for another. Sometimes it takes trial and error before finding what works best for you. Chiropractor– Chiropractors usually specialize in treating problems that affect the alignment of the muscles and…

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Grinding/Clenching Tips

We hear a lot from tmd patients who have problems with grinding and clenching. Bruxism  is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth. If you  have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth together during the day or grind/clench them at night. If you do this at night it’s called sleep…

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Do You Need a Patient Advocate?

What is a patient advocate and how can they possibly help you with your TMJ journey. “Patient Advocate” is a very broad title that encompasses many types of services for patients. This article might give you some ideas of what type of patient advocate might best help you. Many hospitals offer the assistance of in-house…

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Healthy Living Series Week 5, Importance of Sleep

Sleep is extremely important to the body, it can help relax us, shut our minds off, rejuvenate the body and help with pain levels.   5 great reasons why sleep is so important: Sleep helps to repair your body. Sleep can reduce the occurrence of mood disorders. Sleep helps you learn and retain information better.…

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Healthy Living Week 3, 7 Great Foods We Should Be Eating and Their Benefits

As all of us with TMD have realized at one point or another that food choices can be limited, especially the healthiest choices because of our limited ability to chew or it wreaking havoc on our muscles/joints.  As part of our healthy living series I thought it would be great to give a list of…

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Why I Chose Juicing for My TMJ Disorder

 Having TMJ disorder has really limited my ability to eat fresh things so I decided a few months ago that I wanted to get creative, do something  more than just a blender to get my veggies/fruits in.  I looked into juicing and was really happy with the things I read. Here are my top 5…

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