Jaw Pain from Stress – How You Can Finally Get Some Jaw Pain Relief

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Have you ever gotten a headache after you’ve had a stressful day? This at times can be attributed to tense neck and shoulder muscles, but more often than not, the pain you’re experiencing is from your jaw. Jaw pain from stress is a common complaint of people with TMJ disorder. Tense and sore jaw muscles can easily contribute to a headache – not to mention a full-fledged migraine. Why does stress cause this type of reaction in our muscles, including those in our jaw? And what can people do to find jaw pain relief ASAP? Jaw Pain from Stress: The … Read More

Tension Headaches vs. TMJ Headaches: What’s the difference?

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Nearly everyone has experienced a headache at some point in their life. But some people endure painful headaches on an almost daily basis. They’ve been struggling for years to find some relief. Often, people who suffer from headaches hear from healthcare practitioners that the cause of their pain is tension. Due to their bad posture or stress, their muscles are constantly tense. This can result in pain. But when they’ve tried various remedies promising tension headache relief they didn’t get the results they were hoping for. The reason for this could be that what they’re dealing with isn’t a “simple” … Read More

Treating Headaches During Pregnancy Without Medication at Deldar Dental

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For many women, pregnancy is a minefield of uncomfortable symptoms that often don’t have a simple remedy. That’s because restrictions on the medicines women can take while they are pregnant, limit their choices for relief. Everything from headaches to heartburn to anxiety must be treated with little to no medication. When patients of mine can’t simply reach for their pain reliever of choice, a small headache can turn into a big one. They may turn to websites, and home remedies for help, but they might be better off turning to a surprising place. A dentist. Yes, a TMJ dentist, like … Read More

Can Migraines Be Triggered By Weather?

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I often meet patients who suffer from migraines in my TMJ and dental practice who are always looking for solutions to cure their debilitating pain. They may mention their migraines in passing, not realizing that as a physiologic dentist, I may be able to help. It all depends on what is triggering the migraines in the first place. Pain from migraines and factors that can set them off are specific to the patient. Migraine from weather changes is very real for those who suffer when fluctuations occur. When they search for answers to how to cure their migraines, they often … Read More

What’s Causing Your Facial Pain? Trigeminal Neuralgia Vs. TMJ Disorder

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What’s causing your facial pain? It’s not always easy to tell. Your face includes several nerve endings, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. As a Indianapolis TMJ dentist, I want you to understand that many conditions may cause your spasms or pain. In fact, many dentists and medical professionals misdiagnose TMJ disorder as trigeminal neuralgia. Here is how to tell the difference so you can seek proper treatment and ask the right questions. Pain in your face is no joke. It hinders important activities like eating, brushing your teeth, talking, and even kissing. Finding treatment that works for you will reduce … Read More