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…

TMJ Disorder: Painful and Common

TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint, which is your jaw. Most of the time we use it without a second thought, but it is vulnerable to a painful condition known as TMJ disorder. We specialize in treating it at Poss Sleep apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. It’s because of this joint that we…

TMJ Disorder: Common Symptoms, Uncommon Cause

TMJ disorder is a painful condition that primarily affects the jaws, but can cause pain throughout the head area and even into the shoulders. The cause of TMJ can be mysterious, but the symptoms are treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. The most common symptom of TMJ disorder is pain…

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…

TMJ: Get An Accurate Diagnosis

The human jaw is a marvel of evolution. It is a hinge joint that allows us to move the lower jaw now only up and down, but from side to side so that we can bite and chew and grind food, as well as talk and yawn. But problems can arise with all that movement,…

A Marvel of Evolution

Your lower jaw is connected to your skull by the two joints on each side of your head. They are complex joints, described by a complex word: temporomandibular. When something goes wrong with these joints it can be painful, but there is treatment available at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. The…

TMJ Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment

The two points that connect the lower jaw to your skull are called the temporomandibular joints. They are two of the most complex joints in the human body. Because of their complexity, they are susceptible to painful physical disorders. But these can be successfully treated at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. These…

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…