What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea can be considered a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep. Patients with untreated sleep apnea tend to stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep, sometimes hundreds of times. This means the brain — and the rest of the body — may not get enough oxygen and other […]

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How do you treat TMJ/TMD?

Some treatments for TMD/TMJ include muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories, biofeedback, or wearing an orthotic appliance in the mouth. However, patients seeking long-term relief should seek the care and advice of a doctor who has years of experience. Dr. Grill can determine the cause of your symptoms via a thorough the interview/examination process and by conducting a […]

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What is a TMJ Disorder?

TMJ is an abbreviation for the temporomandibular joint. The TMJ is not a disorder/disease. It is a part of the body. A joint is a connection between two bones that allows for movement between those bones. Healthy joints allow for smooth, pain-free movement through a wide range of movement or motion. There are two temporomandibular […]

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