Do You Have TMJ? 3 Symptoms Not to Ignore

The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) connect your jawbone to your skull and act as a sliding hinge whenever you open or close your mouth. Most of the time, we don’t give these joints much thought—but when they cause pain, they might be the only thing we’re able to think about! TMJ disorders can start as mild discomfort, but over time, they …

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Grinding Teeth? Here’s What You Should Know

If you grind your teeth, you might not even know it. That’s because teeth grinding usually happens at night, while you sleep. The medical term for teeth grinding is bruxism and while it may seem innocuous, it’s actually a serious problem that should be corrected.  How do you know if you’re grinding your teeth at night? What can be done …