Category Archives: TMJ Replacement

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Some people complain, but we honestly enjoy most aspects of growing older. You no longer worry about how everyone perceives you, and you’re likely more confident with work. You’re not surprised by little hiccups, and you understand more of how the world works. You might even find yourself giving younger people some great advice. But, […]


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Help! My Jaw Hurts

Do you have trouble chewing, an uncomfortable bite, or pain in your face or jaw? These and other symptoms are signs of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, otherwise known as TMD or TMJ. Let’s discuss the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis for this common problem and how Dr. Leslie Sultan can help. The cause Doctors believe that the […]


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Have TMJ? 3 Holiday Foods to Avoid this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the time of year where all of your healthy eating goals can go out the window— at least for one day. Let’s just say, bring on the marshmallow covered sweet potato casserole and the gravy drenched turkey. If you have TMJ, however, it’s important that you go into Thanksgiving and the holiday season […]


3 Foods to Eat During a TMD Flare-Up

If you suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), you know that it ebbs and flows. For instance, one week you may suffer from a flare-up whereas the next week you may be back to your normal self again. During your bouts of flare-ups, it’s important that you try to move your jaw side to side, […]


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Are You Making It Worse? 3 Things to Avoid When You Have TMJ

Depending on whether or not you’re looking at the glass-half-full or half-empty, one of the benefits of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder is that it has flare-ups which mean that you shouldn’t always have symptoms. By knowing what things can exacerbate your TMJ and make it worse, you can cut back on doing them so that you […]


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TMD Treatment: How to Perfect the Massage

When it comes to seeking treatment for your temporomandibular joint disorder, there are a few things that you can do from the comfort of your own home in order to help give you relief. Specifically, by taking an anti-inflammatory drug like ibuprofen, icing your jaw, and avoiding hard-to-chew foods like steak during a flare-up, you […]


Is TMJ Replacement Right for You?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is an important part of the body and has essential functions. However, when it has been compromised and has started to cause you pain, then TMJ replacement surgery by Dr. Sultan might be a good option for you to consider. Good Candidates for TMJ replacement Most of the time, a TMJ […]

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What Comes After TMJ Replacement

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can experience various oral and facial symptoms that may be caused by certain conditions in the joint such as disc displacement. When the patient continually experiences persistent pain and noticeable jaw dysfunction, which do not respond to non-surgical interventions, then it may be best to consider TMJ treatment. Here at our […]

  • Posted on: May 30 2014
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