TMJ, TMJD and TMD Treatment

Temporomandibular joint disorders termed as TMJ, TMJD or TMD causes tenderness and pain in the jaw,neck, face, and head. These disorders occur as a result of problems with the temporomandibular joint, which is the hinge joint on each side of your head in front of your ears that connects the lower jawbone to your skull.

Possible causes of the disorder are:

  • Injury either to your Jaw,joints,muscle to the jaw, the joint or muscles of the head and neck such as from a heavy blow or whiplash
  • Grinding or clenching your teeth
  • Dislocation of the ball and socket
  • Arthritis in the TMJ
  • Stress

If you grind your teeth at night, you may need a bite guard or mouth guard to protect your teeth and prevent them from meshing together.

Our team helps your bite by balancing the surfaces of your teeth by  replacing missing teeth or fillings or crowns. Maintaining a stable bite is needed for your oral health as it ensures that your teeth will come in contact in the most pain-free manner possible.

Take a visit to see how we can help make your smile your signature !

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