Exercises to help TMJ

Jaw pain affects around four in every ten people — if you are suffering, try an exercise to relieve your discomfort. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) refers to the area in...


Can allergies cause lower jaw pain?

Jaw pain can be caused by a number of factors, including allergies, sinus infections, and colds. Jaw pain can occur for a number of reasons: temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), a...


What can I eat after oral surgery?

Oral surgery refers to any surgical procedure that involves the teeth, their supporting tissues and bone, or any of the soft tissues of the mouth. After you have been through...


4 common causes of jaw pain

Jaw pain can cause considerable discomfort, and often affects the ears, teeth, neck and facial muscles. If you suffer from a tight or stiff jaw, you may also notice clicking...


Pain relief for TMJ

TMJ disorder is a relatively common condition — in fact, around four in ten people experience signs of the disorder at some point in their lives. That said, only around...


What affects the success of dental implants?

If you're missing a tooth, you may have considered a dental implant. Implants are a highly effective solution for restoring oral function as well as enhancing the aesthetics of one's...


Who has an implant candidate?

Dental implants are an effective solution for restoring oral form and function. In fact, they have become a very important part of modern dentistry with millions of people having successfully...


New Study Links Tooth Loss and Hypertension

A recent study has discovered that postmenopausal women who suffer from tooth loss could be at greater risk of developing high blood pressure. Should we be concerned? How did the...


What is TMJ disorder?

TMJ disorder is fairly common and 4 out of 10 patients will experience it during their lifetime, which is why at OMFS in Melbourne we know how important it is...


Pain relief for TMJ

TMJ disorder is a relatively common condition. That said, only around five percent of people who have symptoms of TMJ disorder will actually ever require surgery. So, if you are...