Posts Tagged ‘ jaw ’

Who Should Get a Total Joint Replacement?

Patients seeking relief from temporomandibular joint dysfunction may be good candidates for a procedure called total joint replacement. What is total joint replacement surgery? Temporomandibular joint dysfunction can be cured with surgical intervention. If you have temporomandibular joint dysfunction, you are likely no stranger to the pain and stiffness that goes along with it. Temporomandibular […]

The Surprising Medical Benefits of Orthognathic (Jaw) Surgery

Learn more about what orthognathic surgery is, and how it could have medical benefits for you. The mouth is arguably the most important gateway to our bodies. The condition of our teeth and gums can affect everything from diabetes to cancer, but sometimes it can cause pain a lot closer to home: in the jaw. […]

Solutions for Stubborn Neck and Jaw Fat

Your face is your calling card – the first thing people notice about you. Whether you’re happy or sad, young or old, your face makes a big first impression. But what happens when your face doesn’t look the way you want it to due to excess fat in the jowls and neck? What can you […]

What Is Orthognathic Surgery?

If you have a misaligned jaw or what is known as a dental malocclusion and are ready to put an end to the pain, stiffness and bite issues, such as asymmetry, that go along with it, it may be time to consider orthognathic surgery. Orthognathic surgery is a procedure designed to correct the misalignment of […]

What Is Arthrocentesis?

For the estimated 10 million Americans suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, finding a safe and effective treatment for this often debilitating condition can be a huge concern. Though there is no cure for temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJD, there are several treatment options that have been found to be both effective and relatively non-invasive. One […]

TMJ Disorder on the Rise

Work. Relationships. Life in general. Never has it been more stressful to be a young adult, according to a new study by the retail chain Mattress Firm. In fact, the study found that millennials – young adults born between 1981 and 1996 – spend upwards of four hours a day stressing out about something. As […]