What Does Scalloped Tongue Mean?

Courtesy of ScallopedTongue.com Have you noticed that your tongue has an irregular shape, with rounded half-circle indentations around the edges? This scalloped appearance to your tongue is caused by your tongue pressing up against your teeth as it rests in your mouth, likely because of a bad bite. The condition has a number of [...]

By |November 14th, 2019|TMJ|

What Are the Alternatives to Invasive TMJ Surgery?

TMJ disorder causes a host of trying symptoms, including difficulty chewing, clicking or locking of the jaw and significant pain. While numerous Americans suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder, reports suggest that just about 7 percent attempt to get help. Often, this is because they fear the prospect of surgery, which doesn't always prove [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|TMJ|

New Study Links TMJ Muscle Pain with Migraine Frequency and Intensity

We know that temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD) are linked with migraines. But TMJ is not a singular condition. It’s actually an umbrella term that describes several closely linked conditions that share symptoms but are quite different. So are all TMJs linked to migraines, or just some [...]

Is New Migraine Treatment Right for You?

Did you know that Savannah ranks #1 in the United States for migraines? Based on a  study co-authored by Dr. Victor Rosenfeld, a neurologist at SouthCoast Health in Savannah, some patients had to leave the area due to their migraine headaches.  The combination of dramatic and frequent barometic pressure shifts, and allergens [...]

Don’t Hear Any Jaw Sounds? You May Still Have TMJ

There are many symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ or TMD). Unfortunately, not everyone realizes that TMJ can have quite so many varied symptoms. In fact, some people think that if their jaw isn’t making noise, they don’t have TMJ. That’s not the case at all, and it’s important to understand that [...]

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