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Temporomandibular Disease, commonly referred to as TMJ disorder, occurs when undue stress negatively affects the two TM joints, the joints that connect the lower jaw to the skull. This can lead to chronic pain, frequent headaches or earaches, and clicking or locking of the jaw.
Our doctors have great experience helping patrons find relief from this disease and enjoy a greater quality of life despite living with TMJ. Call and set up a consultation for treatment today.
What are the Treatment Options for TMJ disease?
At Platinum Dental, we want to help our neighbors feel comfortable with their smiles. If you find yourself struggling with any of the aforementioned symptoms, don’t worry! Platinum Dental us here to help with several non-invasive treatments, such as daily exercises to relax the jaw, or providing nightguards to keep you from clenching or grinding your teeth in your sleep.
In extreme cases, a muscle relaxant may be prescribed in order to help patients relax the jaw muscles until other healthy habits are established.
These are some potential causes of TMJ:
- Clenching or grinding teeth while sleeping
- Excessive muscle tension
- Misaligned teeth
Are you struggling with TMJ Disorder? Call now to schedule an appointment with Platinum Dental, and make a plan of action to manage your symptoms!