Do you suffer from TMD? If so, then you know that certain foods can cause your symptoms to flare up and leave you in a state of discomfort. With summer upon us, vacations are planned, and family events are taking place, making it tempting to disregard food recommendations. We want to share some recommended foods and some foods that are best left to the side if you struggle with TMD discomfort.
At Muse Dental Studio, we want to ensure our patients have optimal oral health. Unfortunately, many times, our patients are their own worst enemies. They may have habits that can lead to oral health complications. This is especially true for our patients who experience issues with TMD, also known as temporomandibular joint disorder. TMD is a condition that affects the temporomandibular joint, which is found at the back of the jaw and attaches the jaw to the skull.
At Muse Dental Studio, your oral health and comfort are extremely important to us. We treat our patients like our family, and we recommend treatments that we know will improve their quality of life. It saddens us when patients don’t contact us for assistance with problems that we can easily treat. One of these conditions is TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder. There are a number of patients who remain undiagnosed because they don’t realize that we treat this condition. TMD is an issue that arises from problems with the jaw joints and face muscles. It is also commonly referred to as TMJ. If you are suffering from any of the following symptoms you may be suffering from TMD:
December has arrived, which means the holidays are right around the corner! To those who celebrate, we understand that you are in the thick of planning your family get-togethers, special holiday events, and planning gifts for family and friends. Although the holidays are a magical time, they are also a time of high stress for many. The past few years, it seems that stress levels in December have been at an all-time high due to circumstances beyond our control. Last year, we were dealing with the height of the pandemic, and this year, shipping delays may put a damper on some gift ideas. Added stress can put a strain on your overall and oral health. Continue reading to learn about how your stress levels can impact your oral health.
Do you feel unexplained discomfort in your jaw daily? Or do you suffer from constant headaches or earaches? It is not uncommon to experience these aches and discomforts from time to time. However, if you notice they are happening more frequently, are combined with a popping sound when you open your mouth, or you have difficulty opening your mouth, you might just be suffering from an underlying condition.