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Cosmetic dentist: We Can Help Relieve TMD Pain

IF YOU’VE BEEN EXPERIENCING regular headaches, neck and shoulder pain, or persistent ringing in your ears, we may be able to help. These are common symptoms of temporomandibular disorder (TMD).

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TMJ Problems Can Lead To TMD

Complex joints called temporomandibular joints (TMJ) connect your jaw to your skull. Properly aligned, these joints make it possible for us to chew, swallow, and talk. If these joints are out of alignment or not synchronized with your jaw, it can lead to serious, often painful, issues.

Problems with your TMJ, jaw, and surrounding facial muscles can lead to temporomandibular disorders (TMD). These problems can be caused by undue strain on your TMJ and jaw (often a result of teeth grinding, trauma, or stress).

 

Some TMD Symptoms Include:

  • Headaches
  • Jaw, face, neck, shoulder, and back pain/soreness
  • Earaches or ringing in ears
  • Limited jaw movement, locking of the jaw
  • Clicking, popping, or grating sounds with jaw movement
  • Teeth grinding & clenching
  • Difficulty chewing or an uncomfortable bite
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Dizziness

Ear Problems? Your TMJ May Be To Blame

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Various Treatment Options

Various effective treatments can range from simple to more involved, including:

  • Ice and hot packs
  • Relaxation techniques/stress management
  • Diet changes
  • Posture training
  • Physical therapy
  • An appliance or mouth-guard worn to stop teeth clenching
  • Bite correction
  • acupuncture
  • Medication
  • Surgery

Typically, TMJ problems are temporary and not serious. But in some cases can be chronic, long lasting and very disturbing to the patient. Even so, the best way to avoid complications is to visit us at the first signs of concern. The sooner you start appropriate treatment, the sooner you’ll find relief. Call us today!

Thank you for trusting us with your oral health!

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