TMJ therapy in Brampton
The temporomandibular joint acts as a sliding hinge. It connects your jawbone to the skull. A TMJ disorder causes extreme pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles around it. The pain can be caused due to a number of reasons including genetics, arthritis, or jaw injury. In most cases, the pain associated with TMJ disorders is temporary and can be relieved with oral pain killers. However, it is always best to consult your dentist if you are suffering from TMJ disorder.
Our team of professional dentists offers TMJ therapy, our treatments will provide you relief and may also offer you a permanent solution to this disorder.
Take a look at some of the signs and symptoms of TMJ disorders:
- Pain or tenderness in your jaw
- Extreme pain in your temporomandibular joints
- Aches around your ear
- Severe pain while chewing
- Aching facial muscles
- Clicking noise while opening your mouth
Easing your pain
Our team understands that TMJ disorder can cause extreme discomfort and severe pain. It also makes eating, chewing, and talking difficult. If you are suffering from TMJ disorder, our dentists can help. We offer a range of treatments to help you feel at ease. Our dentist will discuss your symptoms and examine your jaw thoroughly before we design a suitable treatment for you.
Our dentists will feel your jaw when you open and close your mouth, check the areas of your face that are aching and determine the severity of the disorder. In some cases, our dentists may also request you to get a dental X-ray, CT scan, or MRI to analyze the joint’s disk and surrounding soft tissues. For more details or to book an appointment with our dentists, get in touch with our fully qualified and professional team now. We offer TMJ therapy in Brampton.
Here are some of the treatments our dentists may recommend to treat TMJ disorder:
- Pain relievers and anti-inflammatories
- Tricyclic antidepressants
- Muscle relaxants
- Surgical procedures
- Mouth guards
- Physical therapy
*Please note that surgery may be suggested by our dentist as a last resort. In most cases, TMJ can be addressed with non-surgical procedures.