Dr. Falender wants the Indianapolis Community to understand TMJ Dysfunction

Tempero-Mandibular Joint Dysfunction, usually called TMJ Dysfunction, TMJ or TMD, is one of the most common dental issues that many people do not realize they suffer from. If a person believes they may be suffering from TMJ, they should visit a dental practice with TMJ specialists at their earliest convenience. Dr. Lawrence Falender and his team can treat…

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What Is the Best Way to Treat TMJ in Indianapolis?

The TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, is the joint on either side of the jaw that enables the jaw to open, close, move from side to side and move forwards. Our temporomandibular joints are subject to a disorder known as TMJ disorder (or TMJ for short), which can affect just one or both joints. What Are the…

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Top 3 Jaw Dropping Facts about TMJ Disorders

If your jaw is often painful, it locks or clicks when you open your mouth or you have frequent headaches, neck-aches or earaches, you might have TMJ dysfunction (TMJD). Your TMJ (temporomandibular joints) are the two joints that connect your lower jaw to your upper jaw. If these joints are damaged or put under strain,…

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Home Treatment For TMJ

What is TMJ? TMJ stands for Tempero Mandibular Joint Disorder, and THAT stands for a giant pain in the jaw. It can come about because of jaw misalignment, uneven or misplaced teeth, or the stress of tooth clenching during the night. TMJ can have mild to extreme cases, and sometimes a slight adjustment at home…

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Links Between TMJ Problems & Sleep Apnea Coming To Light

When a friend learned that what she was eating was leading to skin rashes, she was puzzled by the connection. Yet, researchers are now connecting the dots between just how closely one system in the body influences the others. A particular connection that is moving front-&-center is the connection between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and TMJ…

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Top 5 Ways to Treat TMJ Disorder in Older Adults

The pain and discomfort that comes with a TMJ disorder can be overwhelming. TMJ — sometimes called TMD or temporomandibular joint disorder — is a painful condition that occurs when the joints on the side of your jaw aren’t working correctly. For the following reasons, older adults are generally the recipients of TMJ pain treatment.…

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Earaches and Other Weird Symptoms Caused by “TMJ”

Temporomandibular joint, or ‘TMJ’, disorders are often associated with a variety of classic, tell-tale symptoms; most notably, jaw pain and a clicking sound when you open or close your mouth. What many people don’t realize is that a TMJ disorder can actually affect your whole body, so you may be experiencing symptoms of a problem…

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