Don’t Let TMJ Make Your Summer A Headache! [BLOG]

When you have a headache, it can be almost impossible to focus on anything else but the pain. No matter where you are, who you’re with, or what you’re doing, a headache is the background noise that underscores it all. So now that summer is here and the kids are home from school, for example, frequent headaches will make it really hard for you to give them the time and attention they need. ...

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TMJ Issues: Probable Causes [INFOGRAPHIC]

Waking up with soreness and pain in your jaw, head, and neck area can follow you throughout the rest of the day. This makes it very difficult to be productive at work or enjoy life at home. You deserve better than that! When you need relief from your painful TMJ problems, you can count on Dr. Hanson and our highly trained team of professionals at Oregon Smile Care Center. We’re here to help ...

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The Right TMJ Treatment Will Alleviate Your Pains

You may have a TMJ problem. If it's bad enough, you could have a TMJ disorder. Your problem could be the result of clenching and grinding your teeth together. You may realize when you are doing it. You may not even be awake when you are doing it. But there is someone who can help. Sean Hanson, DMD, is the dentist at our office in Salem, OR, and he has been helping patients with TMJ problems for ...

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What You Can Do About TMJ Problems

Do you have any of the following symptoms? _ Lingering pain in your jaw _ Pain during meals or after eating _ Pain in your face, neck, or shoulders _ Frequent headaches or earaches _ Difficulty opening or closing your jaw completely _ Clicking or popping sounds when you open your jaw If you are experiencing any combination of these symptoms, then you may have a TMJ problem. Oregon Smile Care ...

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Easing Your TMJ Pain

Many people are aware of the condition where the jaw joint directly in front of your ear begins to have complications that lead to pain and other problems. But few people know how this pain is caused, how it is fixed, or just how debilitating this condition can be for the person who is suffering from it. In fact, you probably didn’t know that a main cause for this grinding your teeth, largely ...

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