Education

Do headaches occur with TMJ?

Unfortunately most dentists and GPs have been trained to think that the only headaches that can occur as part of TMJ / TMD is temple headaches due to clenching. The...


Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

You have to suffer from snoring, choking, gasping and stop breathing to suffer from the damaging effects of sleep apnoea? Don’t you ???? WRONG. Today we reviewed a client of...


You’ve been told you need surgery to correct your TMJ pain…

As with other joints in the body surgery is a treatment of last resort whenalternative treatment has proved ineffective. Surgery should really be restricted for those who are born with...


Benefits of walking

Our clients often ask us about exercise while they are in pain and the answer is always the same. For those with chronic pain walking is simply the best form...


Orthotics in a day – immediate TMJ pain relief!

Using the latest in CAD CAM design, TMJ Centre Melbourne is now able to provide custom made bite plates / orthotics to the  correct neuromuscluar bite within 3 hours so that you can begin...


What should you do if you have clicking jaw joints?

Many people with clicking jaw joints often have no pain and and can have clicking joints for decades with no problems. This is why there is much uncertainty and disagreement...


Don’t ignore the snore!

There is a lot of information about obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and its health consequences. We know that sleep apnoea- when you stop breathing at night causes reduced oxygen levels...


Can’t tolerate CPAP?

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is when a person stops their breathing for prolonged periods or breathes insufficiently during sleep. Left untreated, it can result in interrupted sleep, fatigue, a lack...


TMJ and face pain

Did you know that TMJ the more common name for TMD temporomandibular dysfunction is very commonly associated with face pain, in particular TMJ symptoms often mimic sinus type headaches? With...


How to overcome your TMJ headache

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is the joint that connects the jaw to the temporal bones of the skulls. If this joint is damaged or misaligned, you can start to experience constant...