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More About TMJ
TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint (the jaw joint) that connects your lower jawbone to your skull. We are constantly using these joints during the day. Without them, we would not be able to speak or eat so effortlessly.
TMD (temporomandibular disorder) is the common pain and inflammation that affects these joints and can result in many excruciating physical and psychological issues. Symptoms include:
Restricted Jaw Movement
Clicking Sound with Movement
Difficulty Opening the Jaw (Chewing and Talking)
Back and Neck Pain
Dealing with a health problem that causes chronic pain can often extend symptoms well beyond the physical, resulting in behavioral and mental problems such as depression and anxiety. Call our office today to learn more.
If you have self diagnosed your symptoms and are not ready to see a specialist, it’s important for you to try and reduce the pain with some of these at home tips:
- Consciously relax your face.
- Throw out that pack of gum.
- Make an effort to chew food evenly on each side of your mouth.
- Sit up straight and try not to sit with your chin rested on your hand.
- Apply ice and moist heat to the area to minimize pain and inflammation.
- Sore Muscles
- Strained Tendons and Ligaments
- Disk Problems
Once our doctor has seen you for a consultation, you’ll be given a breakdown of what’s going on and a treatment plan on how to best address your symptoms.
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We believe in creating strong relationships with our patients, our people and our community that are based on trust. We think this inspires openness, encourages participation and leads to amazing results. At Kingswood Dentistry, you’ll find a safe and comfortable place where you and your family can get the treatment they need, in a pain-free afternoon.
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