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Grinding/Clenching Tips

We hear a lot from tmd patients who have problems with grinding and clenching. Bruxism  is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth. If you  have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth together during the day or grind/clench them at… Read More »Grinding/Clenching Tips

Stacy’s Tip of the Week

Welcome to our new feature, where I will be giving a tip each week to help you on your journey with TMJ disorder. Let’s get started with this week’s tip! This week I want to talk about exercise. I know…..it can be really hard to… Read More »Stacy’s Tip of the Week

30 Days of Smoothies

Apple Cinnamon Oat Shake 1 cup milk or vanilla soymilk 1/2 cup applesauce 1 pouch plain instant oatmeal 1/2 tablespoon honey 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon Blend until smooth. Let stand 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup ice cubes, blend again Apple Coconut Ginger 1/4 c Apple juice… Read More »30 Days of Smoothies

The Trigeminal Nerve

I have read some pretty detailed explanations of the trigeminal nerve and they only served to confuse me even more. I am going to try to explain it in a way that is far easier to understand. If you look at the entire nervous system… Read More »The Trigeminal Nerve

Pumpkin and Feta Risotto

Ingredients 3 1/4 cups peeled, cubed pumpkin 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cups vegetable broth 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh garlic 1 onion, diced 1 cup baby spinach leaves 6 ounces feta cheese, cubed salt and pepper 2 cups Arborio rice Directions Preheat oven to 400… Read More »Pumpkin and Feta Risotto