Relief from temporomandibular disorder

Symptoms such as headaches, pain in the jaw joint and surrounding muscles can be caused by grinding and clenching of the teeth. Although not life threatening, these symptoms can become chronic and difficult to manage.

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People with TMJ disorders may exhibit a variety of symptoms including:

How can you relieve symptoms?

Wearing a night guard which is custom made prosthetic device to reduce TMJ pain and associated symptoms such as grinding of teeth and headaches can be beneficial.

We may need to refer you to a specialist who has specific expertise in this field.

A consultation with your dentist is the first step…

Information for Patients

Covid-19 and Dental Services

We are committed to  protecting our staff and patients, and have adapted our existing practices to make it as Covid secure as possible.

We are screening all patients for symptoms of Covid-19 prior to their visit, and are delighted to introduce our online patient portal, so you can access the forms we would routinely update in the comfort of your own home. This helps us reduce the number of patients in the practice and your time during face to face appointments.

We will ask you to wear a face mask prior to entry unless you are exempt for any reason. Please be aware, we treat extremely clinically  vulnerable patients and are trying to protect them as much as possible.

If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 or feel unwell for any reason, please do inform a member of our team and we can adjust our procedures accordingly to protect our team and other patients.

For advice and treatment outside of our normal working hours please phone The Lancashire Dental Helpline on 0300 1234 010.

We have provided some emergency care advice for our patients to help:

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