Cost of TMJ Treatment;

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The costs of treating a TMJ disorder can vary widely. Some patients need minimal treatment or a night-guard only and costs are nominal.  The biggest cost can be non-treatment.  Shimshak et al showed in his landmark papers that patients with TMJ diagnosis have a 300% increase in medical costs in every single field of medicine except obstetrics.  These costs are …

Migraines, Headaches or TMJ problems After Corneal Injury

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The cornea is innervated by the trigeminal nerve. I just saw a patient whose headaches, and tinnitus started after a cornea burn. TMJ symptoms also were exacerbated. I looked for previous cases but did not come across any. Pubmed had an abstract that showed that experimental burns to cornea of mice created brain inflamation at the trigeminal ganglia. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25146993 The …

Hearing Problems and TMJ Disorders

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Hearing problems can be caused by TMJ If you are experiencing symptoms such as jaw pain or swelling, a popping noise when you chew or yawn, or if your jaw locks from time to time, it would not surprise us if you guessed correctly that there could be something wrong with your jaw – these are telltale signs of a TMJ disorder. …