Management Of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction

TMD (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) is a disorder that can cause a wide range of symptoms. The symptoms include popping, clicking, locking the jaw, reduced opening of the mouth, headaches, and neck pain. There are also ringing in your ears (tinnitus) and other related symptoms.

There is a long list of symptoms that can be attributed to trauma, including the most common (i.e. whiplash), microtrauma (i.e. Poor occlusion/bite contributing towards grinding), stress (psychological and physical), postural problems, or nutrition. You can also visit to hire professionals for TMJ disfunction in Mexico.

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The TMJ refers to the area of your face that affects chewing, jaw movement, and occlusion. TMD can cause jaw pain, jaw flexibility, and other common movements like talking, chewing, and yawning. Conservative approaches to treating TMD are the best. This article will discuss one of the few methods to address TMD. For more information, please contact your dentist or orthodontist.

This practice has two phases to your treatment philosophy. The first phase combines splint appliance treatment with intensive physical medicine modalities. A splint, a mouthpiece custom-made for you, allows your facial muscles and joints to relax. It can also help your joint symptoms dissipate.

Patients should avoid excessive jaw movements, such as yawning and singing, except for splint therapy or physical medicine. 

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