What is TMJ?

TMJ: What exactly is it? You have probably heard the term TMJ or TMD thrown around and you may have heard it used to describe a number of different scenarios. But to define exactly what your TMJ is may have left you baffled. Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman: “TMJ is a complex problem that isn’t very well understood. Because it involves bones, ligaments …

Headaches & Migraines

TMJ headaches can be unbearable Many people afflicted with chronic: headaches or migraines facial pain discomfort in their neck or shoulders back pain might not know that TMJD could be causing their ailments. How does TMJD cause headaches? Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman: “When your temporomandibular joint (your TMJ) is not functioning properly, the muscles around your face, head and neck can …