Archive for the ‘ TMJ Splint ’ Category

Why does my Jaw Joint Click and Pop?

The temporomandibular jont (TMJ) is located directly in front of the ear.  It is composed of a ball and socket separated by a cushion about the size of a nickel made of cartilage.  It is somewhat unique in the body in that it has two separate types of motion. It has a simple rotation similar […]

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Recessed Jaw and Breathing Problems Success Story

Bill Matseas suffered from pain and soreness in his TMJ, or Temporomandibular Joint, had a recessed jaw, and suffered from breathing problems. That is, until he sought treatment from Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Anthony Urbanek, a Board Certified specialist with more than 30 years of experience treating TMJ problems and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD). […]

TMJ Splint Patient Feature-Vicki

Vicki Holton  had TMJ pain for several months and before that, many years of headaches, ear ringing, etc. that was always misdiagnosed as sinus/allergy problems. After exhausting many different alternative treatments, her dentist recommended that she see a specialist in TMJ. I diagnosed the TMJ and fit her with my TMJ Splint. Vicki said, “It has […]

TMJ Splint Patient Feature-Penny

Penny suffered from pain in her jaw for almost three years. Her dentist couldn’t find anything wrong, but Penny couldn’t continue putting up with the pain. Her husband, who was a previous patient of mine and was very happy with his results, told her to call me. Penny came in to see me for consultation and I began treating her for TMJ Disorder with […]