Category Archives: TMJ

Holiday Stress affecting your oral health? | Dr. Gauthier, Northborough

For dental patients who suffer with a temporomandibular disorder (TMD), commonly called TMJ, the added stress of the holiday season can increase teeth grinding and other symptoms of TMJ. Stress is a common factor in TMJ, frequently causing patients to … Continue reading

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Popping Noise From Jaw May Be TMJ

Imagine sitting down to eat lunch only to experience a painful popping and clicking noise as soon as your jaw opens. If you find this is happening often, whether it be during eating or even yawning, you may be experiencing … Continue reading

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TMJ: Its Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

What are the Symptoms of TMJ? It is estimated that at some point in their lives, most people will suffer from symptoms of temporal mandibular joint syndrome (TMJ). TMJ is a condition in which the jaw joint causes pain to … Continue reading

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Increase Confidence with a Beautiful Smile!

The power of confidence can’t be underestimated. If you’re self-conscious and afraid to smile because of your teeth, you should know that it doesn’t have to be that way. Dr. Gauthier at Apex Dental specializes in restorative dentistry. One patient … Continue reading

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Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome or TMJ

Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome or TMJ, is pain and inflammation in the joint and muscles on both sides of the jaw that allow the mouth to open and close. It’s more common in women than it is in men. Symptoms and … Continue reading

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Finally Be Pain Free with TMJ Therapy

Anyone that suffers from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder or TMJ knows how excruciatingly painful that it can be. Millions of adults across the world suffer from this disorder and endure frequent pain in the jaw, locking jaw, swelling, headaches and difficulty … Continue reading

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