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.
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…