Category: TMJ Disorder

Dealing With The Cosmetic Effect Of Teeth Grinding

Grinding your teeth in a particularly stressful moment can be hard to avoid, but too much time spent clenching your jaw can create real problems for your smile. If you continue to grind your teeth, or if you have an unaddressed issue with nighttime teeth grinding, you can develop dental wear and tear that lowers… Read more »

Do You Have TMJ Disorder?

Have you been noticing that the term “TMJ” keeps popping up as you search the Internet for answers to your jaw discomfort? If so, your symptoms may be pointing to an underlying dental concern that we refer to as TMJ disorder (TMD). The bad news is that when left untreated, TMD can lead to significant… Read more »

How Your Dentist Can Relieve Chronic Headaches

You might think of your dentist immediately if you experience a toothache or other dental discomfort. However, few people would think of their dentist first when experiencing chronic, seemingly unexplainable headaches. Rochester dentist, Dr. Calcagno, has helped many patients enjoy life again by identifying and treating TMJ disorder—a dysfunction that can result in severe headaches in… Read more »

Rochester MN Dentist Connects Headaches and Your Teeth

What do your teeth have to do with headaches? It would seem that the answer is nothing at all. However, if you have a teeth grinding habit, it could be the source of frequent headaches and even migraines. But how does teeth grinding have anything to do with headaches? To find out, read the information… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Discusses TMD-Related Headaches

Do you find yourself suffering from frequent headaches? Do you also experience a crackling or popping sensation in your jaw? If so, you could be displaying symptoms of a serious medical issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. Your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers comfortable and minimally invasive treatment for TMJ disorder. In today’s… Read more »

Rochester Dentist: FAQs About the Link Between Headaches and TMD

TMJ disorder, or TMD, is a serious medical issue that affects over ten million people in the United States. Often, as a result of this problem people report chronic headaches. Thankfully, your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers comfortable and minimally invasive treatment for sufferers of TMJ disorder. In today’s blog, Dr. Calcagno answers frequently… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Explains the Link Between Headaches and TMD

Do you experience chronic headaches? What about face or jaw pain? If so, you may be suffering from a serious medical issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. In the United States alone, over ten million people currently exhibit the symptoms of TMJ disorder. Thankfully, your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers treatment for TMD…. Read more »

Rochester Dentist: Exercises for TMD Relief

Do you suffer from chronic head and neck pain? Do you hear a popping or clicking sound in your jaw? Over 10 million Americans exhibit signs of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. Many people don’t realize that by doing a few simple exercises every day they can reduce their TMD-related pain. In today’s blog,… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Discusses Exercises for TMD Relief

Do you experience constant headaches? What about frequent earaches? If you suffer from chronic face and neck pain you may be exhibiting symptoms of a serious medical disorder. Over 10 million Americans report symptoms of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. In today’s blog, your Rochester Family Dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, discusses some simple muscle… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Discusses TMJ Disorder and Headaches

Headaches and migraines are a common part of everyday life. There are numerous causes for both, ranging from stress to a collection of serious neurological conditions. In some cases, dental occlusion is a contributor. TMJ disorder, or temporomandibular joint disorder, can cause severe and debilitating headaches patients often describe as similar to migraines. Symptoms include… Read more »