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If you are experiences pain & discomfort in your jaw and you believe you may have TMJ / TMD, we recommend that you book an appointment with our dentist as quickly as possible.
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What Causes TMJ / TMD?

The exact cause of TMJ disorder is unknown, however there are some common factors which often leads to TMJ disorder.

  • Stress
  • Grinding or clenching of teeth
  • Injuries or trauma to the jaw, jaw joint or head & neck muscles
  • Problems causing stiffness of the joints. For example: arthritis
  • Improper movement of the ball & socket with the joint
  • Inflammation or displacement of the joint disk
  • Poor fitting dentures

How Can we help You?

Pain and discomfort associated with TMJ / TMD is very uncomfortable and we ask to book an appointment with our dentist right away. At your consultation appointment the dentist will assess the severity of the problem. Symptoms may range from mild to severe pain in the jaw unilaterally or bilaterally. You may also experience clicking or popping sounds in the joint area as well as limited mouth opening. These debilitating problems can effect your daily routine activities.
Our dentist will assess your bite, ask question about stress, whether you clench or grind your teeth at night, history of chronic headache, positioning of wisdom teeth, tenderness in relation to your masticatory muscles. You should also expect some x-rays to be taken.

Some of the TMJ / TMD therapies include:

  • Medications
  • Custom Night Guards / Mouth Guards
  • Bite adjustment
  • Stress maangement – Life style changes

There are many symptoms that point to TMJ problem. Should you experience any of that,schedule your appointment with our dentist right away:

  • Headache
  • Joint pain or stiffness
  • Clicking or popping of your jaw
  • Difficulty chewing hard food
  • Pain in your ears
  • Worn down teeth
  • Uneven bite