TMJ and Advanced Diagnostic Technology

TMJ or TMD is a painful condition. One of the things that can get in the way of effective treatment is the difficulty in diagnosing it. At Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood we use advanced diagnostic technology that leads to effective treatment. TMJ/TMD is short for temporomandibular joint disorder, a condition of…

Three Times As Likely: Women and TMJ

Temporomandibular disorder is a condition affecting the jaw, which makes it painful just to open and close your mouth. It’s even painful to say it, and perhaps mercifully, it is usually reerred to as TMJ or TMD. It’s one of our specialties at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. The exact cause…

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…

Women and TMD

It isn’t fair, but it’s true: women are far more likely than men to experience the jaw pain we know as temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. Treating it is one of our specialties at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. TMD is a complex condition and its exact causes are not known. But…

Do You Have a TMJ Disorder?

Millions of Americans are affected by temporomandibular disorders, sometimes called TMD or TMJ disorders. It’s a painful and surprisingly mysterious condition with a range of symptoms. Its cause can be hard to identify, but it is treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. The most common TMD symptoms include jaw pain,…

TMD: Diagnosis and Treatment

Just pronouncing it can be a challenge: temporomandibular joint, for which we can use the convenient shorthand TMJ. A disorder of the TMJ is, by extension, referred to as TMD. It’s a painful and complicated condition, but is treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. There are many possible causes of…

Women and TMD

Precise numbers are not known, but studies show  that women are far more likely than men to develop TMD, a painful jaw disorder. The imbalance is striking: about ninety percent of the worst cases are reported by women. TMD treatment is one of our specialties at Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. TMD…

Women and TMD

The temporomandibular joints are the points on each side of your jaw where the jawbone connects to the skull. Perhaps mercifully, the joint is usually referred to as the TMJ. It is susceptible to a painful condition called TMJ Disorder, or TMD, which is treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood. The…