Whiplash Can Cause TMJ

Most people think of whiplash injury as a neck injury, but the impact of whiplash can go beyond your neck. Many people develop other injuries and conditions as a result of whiplash injuries. One common injury that occurs because of whiplash is temporomandibular joint disorders (called either TMJ or TMD). If [...]

Can a Migraine Make My Teeth Hurt?

If you experience regular migraines and regular toothaches, you might wonder if they’re connected. The answer is that yes, they absolutely might be connected. There are many ways in which migraine can cause a toothache (as well as several ways your teeth might cause a migraine).  If you don’t understand the [...]

TMJ vs. Ménière’s Disease: What’s Causing Vertigo and Ear Symptoms?

Many people in Fort Atkinson experience troubling ear-related symptoms. Vertigo, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), ear fullness, and ear pain can be disruptive, even disabling. Part of what makes these symptoms troubling is that it’s hard to get a good explanation, especially one that leads to relief of [...]

Two Common Causes of Chronic Daily Headaches

If you have headaches nearly every day, it’s likely you have chronic daily headaches. Chronic daily headaches are defined as headaches that occur on fifteen or more days a month, and last for at least three months before they meet the clinical definition. While some people have primary chronic daily headaches--those [...]

Can Teeth Grinding Cause Headaches and Neck Pain?

Teeth grinding is very bad for your teeth. It can lead to excessive wear, cracking, and even early tooth loss.  But can teeth grinding cause other problems beyond your mouth, like headaches and neck pain? Yes, although often headaches, neck pain, and teeth grinding are all symptoms of another condition. [...]