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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 continue to maintain our high standards of Infection Control within the practice.

If you have any symptoms of a respiratory infection or feel unwell for any reason, please do inform a member of our team and we can manage your appointment accordingly.

Facemasks are no longer mandatory in communal areas, such as waiting rooms and receptions, but you can opt to wear one if you choose to.

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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