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TMJ:What is Disc displacement?

What is discus displacement? Discus displacement in the jaw Discus displacement is an expression for the deviation of the discus position from an arbitrarily fixed “standard” position. The discus is a kind of cartilaginous spacer between the mandibular condyles and the sockets. Discus displacements are often differentiated between discus displacement with reposition and discus displacement […]

Teeth Grinding

“Bruxism” is the medical term for teeth grinding Grinding of the teeth can lead to dental issues The grinding of teeth is also know by the Latin name bruxism and usually happens when the patient is sleeping. People deal with stress differently, when the jaws and teeth are used this is known as bruxism. When […]