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…

TMD: What You Can Do

An injury or inborn condition affecting the temporomandibular joints can result in a lot of pain, on one or both sides of your jaw. And that, in turn, can make it painful to chew or to laugh, to swallow, or even to brush your teeth or speak. At Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood…

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…

New TMD Treatment on Horizon?

Researchers are hailing a new treatment for temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD, as a breakthrough that could lead to new methods of care. While it remains experimental, there is great hope it may someday be available from dental professionals like Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. The TM joint (TMJ) connects the jaw…

TMD Treatment: What You Can Do

Temporomandibular disorders, known as TMDs for short, are painful and even debilitating. At Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood, we offer the best available treatment for TMD. The term TMD actually refers to not one, but a group of conditions that affect the Temporomandibular joint, or jaw. Because it can be difficult to pinpoint…

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…

Sleep Apnea in Franklin TN

Sleep apnea is a serious condition, and by one count, more than eighteen million Americans have it. Other studies indicate there are many more who have gone undiagnosed. If you think you may be among them, Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN can help. People with obstructive sleep apnea stop breathing as they…

Jaw Pain in Nashville: What Can You Do?

Categories: TMJ/TMD Treatment

If you have persistent jaw pain when you chew and swallow, you may have temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD/TMJ. This disorder can cause pain when you speak or make certain facial expressions. Alas, it can even cause pain in kissing. TMD/TMJ is actually a group of medical conditions that affect one or both of the…