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Mild or Chronic – Pain cannot be ignored!

Pain, it’s something we all suffer with from time to time and sometimes  when dealing with toothache or orofacial pain the patient can have trouble locating exactly just where the pain origins. People can sometimes find it difficult pin-pointing exactly where it is coming from. When a patient presents us with a certain type of facial pain we sometimes ask our patients to...

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TMJ, Jaw problems..

  Jaw ache? This kind of disorder can be referred to as TMJ syndrome, TMJ dysfunction or temporomandibular disorders (TMD)  a problem affecting the ‘chewing’ muscles and the joints between the lower jaw and the base of the skull. What is the temporomandibular joint? The temporomandibular joint is the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw to the temporal bone of the skull, which is in front of...

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