Jaw Pain

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 [...]

Break These 10 Habits That Can Make TMJ Worse

Temporomandibular joint disorders (called either TMJ or TMD) can result in numerous types of pain and dysfunction that can impact your quality of life. For many people, TMJ doesn’t need professional care. It can go away with simple home care, including avoiding bad habits that make it worse. Here are 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 [...]