The Institute of Medicine estimates that 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, costing the country $600 billion a year in medical treatment and lost productivity. "We need to address this in a more comprehensive and interdisciplinary way and include prevention as a very important goal,” said Dr. Phillip Pizzo, chairman of IOM’s Congress-commissioned committee charged … [Read more...] about TMJ Pain and the Overbite Problem can be Corrected Together without Surgery or Braces
Can a Deep Overbite Cause Tension Headaches? A deep overbite can cause tension headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain and TMJ pain. These patients can experience all of the different types of pain and stress because of their bad bite. The tension headaches resulting from deep bites can decrease the quality of life and if the patient resorts to pain medications the level … [Read more...] about Frequent Headaches: Could This Be The Reason?
TMJ Pain Many people have TMJ pain or symptoms as TMJ sorriness or clicking and popping jaw joints. The clicking and popping jaw joints are a result of a joint malfunction. There are three parts including the head, the lower jaw and the disc between the head and lower jaw. When the disk is displaced from clenching and grinding of the teeth, the TMJ clicks and pops when chewing … [Read more...] about Treating TMJ Headaches and a Deep Overbite with Face Lift Dentistry