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added on: November 15, 2023

When we don’t feel well or are in pain, we turn to healthcare to find answers. However, sometimes symptoms don’t appear to have a direct cause, and occasionally the true problem is overshadowed by more widely recognized disorders. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, or TMJ, is one such condition. This November, your dentist in Cedar Rapids observes… Read More

added on: February 17, 2021
stressed man with mask

The past year or so has been… interesting, to say the least. With lockdowns, working from home, schooling from home, and everything in between, it’s only normal to feel more stressed than usual. But during these times of increased stress, it’s more important than ever to take care of your health. After all, stress can… Read More

added on: March 27, 2017
TMD jaw-Dental Touch-Cedar Rapids-Marion, IA

Headache? Probably just a cold. Neck ache? Must’ve slept on it wrong. Earache? Hopefully not another sinus infection. Waking up with any of these symptoms isn’t the best start to the morning, but you don’t think much of it. You definitely don’t assume it’s temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD)! Even when you finally ask your dentist… Read More

Posted In: TMD

added on: April 11, 2016
Dental Touch of Cedar Rapids, IA, uses neuromuscular dentistry to treat TMD.

What is TMD? Many people suffer from temporomandibular disorder (TMD), or a disorder in the function or movement of the jaw.  There are many signs and symptoms that can occur with this disorder which can include ongoing headaches, migraines, ear pain, jaw pain, clicking and popping of the jaw joint, soreness or stiffness in the… Read More

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added on: December 9, 2015
TMJ Pay with Flex Plan - Cedar Rapids, IA - Dental Touch Associates

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you struggle with the painful and limiting symptoms of TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint, commonly referred to as your jaw bone), it can be frustrating to find that treatments are not always covered by insurance. However, if you have an FSA or HSA, you can use that payment option to cover most neuromuscular dental services. During… Read More

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added on: November 5, 2015
Migraine Headache Treatment - Cedar Rapids, IA - Dental Touch Associates

In 2014, the FDA approved a drug-free device to help people who cannot tolerate medications address their migraine pain. This device, very similar to the TENS unit long used by neuromuscular dentists in treating TMD, emits electrical pulses to relax muscles and relieve pain. It also further illustrates the efficacy of TMD treatments utilized by… Read More

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added on: March 19, 2015

TMD is one of the most common causes of migraine style headaches. Sadly, it is also one of the most commonly overlooked. This can result in overuse of headache medications while still failing to address the underlying cause of the condition. Unless TMJ is properly diagnosed, it is possible that these headaches will remain an… Read More

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added on: January 25, 2012

If you’re suffering from intense, regular headaches that have otherwise eluded diagnosis, they may not be migraines but rather one of the most common symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder (also referred to as TMJ or TMD). In fact, TMJ/TMD is often misdiagnosed as migraines by medical professionals without experience in the field of neuromuscular dentistry… Read More

Posted In: TMD