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Learn the causes of Jaw Pain

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Jaw pain is common. In most cases, this pain is due to a dysfunction with the temporomandibular joint, which is a small, round joint connecting the lower jaw to the skull. You may experience jaw pain occasionally, or your pain may be chronic. How can you tell what is…

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Get rid of your Headaches with TMJ Treatment

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Everyone experiences headaches at some point, and typically an over-the-counter pain reliever does the trick so that you can get on with your day. But, what happens when your headaches reoccur time and time again? In some cases, recurring headaches are connected to a disorder that your dentist can…

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How TMJ Headaches get Misdiagnosed as Migraines

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA What’s worse than living with chronic pain? Having that pain misdiagnosed, and thus being unable to find relief. This is the dilemma facing many individuals who are experiencing frequent headaches as a result of temporomandibular joint disorder (also referred to as TMJ disorder or TMD). Your San Francisco neuromuscular…

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What could be causing your Neck and Shoulder Pain

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Experiencing pain in the neck and shoulders is quite common in our society, and we aren’t talking about the kind caused by your kids, your job, or annoying drivers. We are talking about actual neck and shoulder pain that seems to come out of nowhere, and may be difficult…

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Could your Stress and Anxiety be Wrecking your Teeth?

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA In today’s day and age, it is inevitable that we deal with some amount of stress or anxiety. From demanding schedules at work, to a hectic and busy family life, adults and teens alike can suffer from bruxism, which occurs when you clench and grind your teeth. The problem…

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Where do Migraines Start

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Many people who suffer from migraines don’t think much about how they start, only how to get rid of these debilitating headaches. While pain management is certainly important, understanding a little bit of what causes migraines may actually provide insight on how to treat them. What are migraines? Migraines…

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