Why Is TMJ So Common in Women?

Women are far more likely to get temporomandibular disorders, or TMJ, than men are. No one knows why for sure, but the fact that it’s  more common in women is by now well-established. TMJ is one of the specialties at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. We may not know why it’s…

Painful Symptoms: TMJ and Women

You can’t pronounce it, but you think you may have a condition you learned about after searching the Internet: temporomandibular joint disorder, which, thank goodness, is usually shortened to TMJ or TMD. The symptoms in the search results match your own symptoms. TMJ disorder is treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood…

Do I Have TMD?

The jaw is one of the most remarkable parts of the human body. It is both a hinge joint and a sliding joint, and because of this dual function, we are able to move it up and down and in circular motions. This enables us to talk, chew, and yawn, among many other activities. As…

Who Gets Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that, if left untreated, can lead to serious health issues. If you or a loved one is showing any of its symptoms, we can help at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. First, some definitions: People with sleep apnea experience interrupted breathing while they sleep. This…

Treating TMJ/TMD

Most people with TMD (temporomandibular disorder) have fairly mild symptoms, or symptoms that come and go with simple therapy they can do at home. But no treatment should be taken without the guidance of a health care professional, like the team at Poss Sleep Apnea and TMD Solutions in Brentwood TN. The temporomandibular joint is…

Sleep Apnea: A Common Condition

Sleep apnea is more common than you might think: more than eighteen million adult Americans cope with it, according to the National Sleep Foundation. The good news, if you can call it that, is that the treatment available at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN can ease the symptoms. There are three…