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Burning mouth Syndrome

March 23rd, 2017

Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) affects primarily menapausal woman. Men may also experience that condition. The ratio is 7:1 (women to men). Three nerves are involved with this pain problem. They include the Chorda Tympani, supplying taste sensation to the front of the tongue, which is a branch of the facial nerve; the Lingual nerve which […]

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New Ways to Treat TMD

October 27th, 2016

Often TMD is treated with orthotic applainces. When the diagnosis, related to the TMD is primarily muscle pain, the orthotic, sometimes called a mouth guard, often provides very little help in resolving a problem. When muscle pain is the primary causitive factor, there are other alternatives available. Included are ultrasound treatments, tens, tigger point injections […]

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Root Canal Pain Continues

March 24th, 2016

Root Canal Pain Continues Stanley Markman, DDS If you have had root canal treatment and the pain has been present for more than 3 months after repeated post-operative visits, you likely have a pain problem. Patients often look for another dental procedure for reversal. Unfortunately, another dental procedure is not likely to reverse your problem. […]

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How do you select a TMJ Specialist? Stanley Markman DDS

February 15th, 2016

When you have determined that you have a TMD problem, how do you select treating specialists? Right now there is no one who can be called a specialist in TMD because the American Dental Association has not created a recognized specialty in that area. That creates a hardship for patients who have to find, by […]

2 Responses to “How do you select a TMJ Specialist? Stanley Markman DDS”

  1. Great article, patients need to be better educated, and this does a great job of doing that, thank you for sharing!

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Why Is My TMJ Not Getting Better?

January 28th, 2016

Why Is my TMJ Not Getting Better? After seeing a dentist for TMJ/TMD pain appliance therapy some patients may not improve. Those who experience that may wonder if the appliance they received was defective in some way. The real issue is that even dentists who treat TMJ, their previous training is not universal. For example, […]

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My Dental Plan Doesn’t Cover TMD WHY?

November 23rd, 2015

My Dental Plan Doesn’t Cover TMD  WHY?   Dental insurance plans do not cover TMD/TMJ issues because it is considered a medical problem. It surely is! There is often joint pain, muscle pain and associated headaches. That is why we always bill your medical insurance plan for that treatment. Medical insurance plans often respond with: […]

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My TMJ Device Doesn’t Work

November 17th, 2015

You have had jaw joint pain and thinking that you had a TMJ problem, you found a dentist to make you a mouth guard.  You used it but the joint pain is still there. Giving the dentist the benefit of the doubt, the appliance is fine but you aren’t. So what’s the problem? The problem […]

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Sleep Apnea

October 15th, 2015

Sleep Apnea As people live longer and gain weight, high blood pressure is a common development. The weight gain leads to a heavier neck which affects the inner contours of the oropharynx. That is a common development which in turn leads to obstructive sleep apnea. Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea include snoring during sleep, extreme […]

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Shingles and Dentistry. Is there a connection?

September 29th, 2015

September 29, 2015 Shingles Why write about shingles? What does shingles have to do with dentistry? What is the connection?   If you have had chicken pox as a child then that virus will stay with you for the balance of your life. In later life when your resistance becomes reduced, especially as you age, […]

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CONFUSION REGARDING TMD TREATMENT

August 24th, 2015

Let’s assume that you or somebody you care about has developed a problem of what seems to be jaw pain and dysfunction — what should you do? Of course you should probably start with a visit to your family doctor to rule out medical conditions that cause head and face pain, some of which can […]

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