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TMJ / TMD

What’s TMJ and How Is It Treated?

You may have heard of TMJ before, but what exactly is it, and how is it treated? For the uninitiated, TMJ actually stands for the temporomandibular joint (thank goodness for acronyms), which is the joint responsible for connecting the jawbone to the skull. When the term “TMJ” (sometimes called “TMJ disorder”) is used in medical…

Understanding the TMD diagnosis and treatment options from your Cincinnati area Dentist

Individuals whose jaw clicks or pops when the mouth opens and closes, whose face sometimes inexplicably aches, who experience frequent headaches or pain in the neck and shoulder, may actually be suffering from a condition known as TMD. TMJ is the name of the joints of the jaw, the temporomandibular joints. TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder)…