Is Your Jaw Pain MPD or TMJ?

TMJ jaw pain in Brentwood TN

Jaw pain is no small thing. It can interfere with eating, speaking, and lead to headaches, among other things. Two potential culprits are TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) and MPD (myofascial pain disorder). How can we at Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN distinguish between the two? And, equally important, how can…

Unraveling the Mystery of TMJ and Its Surprising Connection to Sleep Apnea

Living with persistent jaw pain or experiencing difficulty with simple daily tasks like chewing can be more than just an inconvenience—it might be an indication of a deeper issue, like temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. Although commonly misunderstood as solely a branch of dentistry, TMJ disorders can have far-reaching effects, with a surprising link to a…

Who Gets TMJ?

Categories: TMJ/TMD Treatment

Maybe you have had some jaw pain or a slight “popping” accompanied by some pain that occurs when you open your mouth or chew. It’s a fleeting occurrence for the most part, but what if it were more? It is estimated by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research that over 10 million Americans…