Surrey dentist treat painful TMJ / TMD, jaw join problems

The temporomandibular joint, the joint on each side of your head in front of your ears and connects the lower jaw to the the skull, also known as TMJ. The temporomandibular joint is supported by muscles that make it possible to open and close the mouth. The pain, discomfort or tenderness in or around these joints are referred to as TMJ disorders. Symptoms of TMJ disorders include headache, ear pain, fullness of ear, dizziness, neck pain and headaches, bite problems (malocclusion), clicking sounds, or locked jaws.

Behaviours or conditions such as teeth grinding, previous fracture and trauma to the jaw, and stress can lead to TMJ disorders:

Treatments for TMJ range from self-help advice practices and conservative treatments to and surgery. Surgery is recommended in those situations in which medical therapy has not responded. Surgery is to be considered as the last resort.

But if you suspect you have TMJ, you should be certain before you start treating it. Keep in mind that a wide variety of possible conditions can cause TMJ symptoms, Experts who are specially trained in facial pain can help diagnose and treat TMJ. Here at Surrey dentist have extensive experience of treating patients with TMJ. Book an appointment with our dentist and find out how we can help you to manage and cure TMJ pain effectively.

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