Jaw Joint Disorder (TMJ) Treatment

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The teeth, gums, and jaws suffer from different issues over time. These disorders can cause pain in the jaw joint, technically known as Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). However, a TMJ Specialist Dubai can help with Jaw Pain Relief with the help of Treatment of TMJ Disorders. It is an excellent option to solve various Temporomandibular joint problems.

What is the Treatment of TMJ Disorders?

The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is situated between the lower jaw bone (the mandible) and the skull’s temporal bone. It is responsible for jaw movements. Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) refer to a group of disorders characterized by pain in the jaw area and limited mandible movements. The problems can be in the joint itself, like arthritis, internal derangements like disc displacement, and trauma in the muscles surrounding the joint. When the muscles are the cause, the condition is called Myofacial Pain Syndrome.

The TMJ disorder eventually subsides on its own. Moreover, some exercises and self-care practices also help relieve pain and discomfort in the jaw joint. TMJ Treatment Dubai uses different techniques to eliminate pain in the jaw joint.

The following signs indicate you may have Jaw Joint Disorder:

  • Pain
  • Stiff face
  • Migraines
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Limited movements of the mandible

Causes

There can be many causes for this disorder, but the following three are the most common causes:

  • joint damage due to an injury
  • joint cartilage damage due to arthritis
  • improper movement of disk that disturbs jaw alignment

Aim of the Treatment

The Jaw Joint Disorders treatment aims to:

  • elevate the pain and discomfort in the jaw
  • help the person start eating comfortably again
  • solve the issue with the teeth and gums

Candidacy Criteria

You are a candidate for Jaw Joint Treatment in Dubai if you have a Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder. If you have the symptoms mentioned above, you should visit a dentist as soon as possible.

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Pre-Procedure Care

Before the TMJ Surgery Dubai, your dentist may ask you to prepare for the procedure. They will provide you with some pre-op instructions depending on your condition. Usually, the dentist gives some general instructions, such as:

  • Avoid taking aspirin and blood thinners.
  • Take prescribed medicines and lab tests.
  • Avoid eating hard-to-chew food items.
  • Take care of your oral hygiene.

Treatment Techniques

At Euromed Clinic Center, we always use the latest techniques to perform Jaw Joint Treatment. If you show TMJ disorder symptoms, our experts will perform a thorough evaluation of your teeth to determine the disorder. They will then discuss various treatment options, which includes:

  • Injections
  • Acupuncture
  • TMJ Botox
  • TMJ Laser Treatment
  • Nighttime Mouth-Guards

Post-Procedure Care

Your dentist may ask you to do the following after the procedure to avoid complications:

  • Take prescribed medicines.
  • Take care of the treatment site.
  • Eat and drink as per the instructions.
  • Keep your oral cavity clean.

Recovery and Results

The recovery period is usually short, but it depends on the chosen treatment technique. For instance, the recovery period may be extended after surgery, but candidates can easily go home after injections.

After the recovery period is over, candidates will feel a noticeable improvement in their jaw joint. The pain will disappear, and mandible movements will improve.

Benefits

The TMJ Treatment offers numerous benefits. It has the following benefits:

  • The procedure alleviates chronic discomfort.
  • It reduces the risk of dental damage.
  • It boosts the mood and quality of life.
  • After the procedure, the patient can enjoy their meals again.

It reduces pain in the jaw joint and improves its mobility

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Cost of the Treatment

The cost of TMJ treatment in Dubai depends on some variable factors, such as:

  • location of the treatment facility
  • the expertise of the dentist
  • nature of the issue
  • treatment technique
  • number of sessions

In other words, the price varies from patient to patient. Contact us now if you want to know the exact price of the treatment in your case.

TMJ Disorders FAQs

What is the main cause of TMJ?

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) syndrome can occur due to many reasons. Some root causes include arthritis, jaw injury, jaw misalignment, teeth injury, teeth misalignment, teeth grinding, gum chewing, teeth clenching, poor posture, and stress.

Can TMJ fix without surgery?

It is possible to fix a jaw joint disorder without surgery. After proper diagnosis, your dentist may be able to cure it without surgery. However, candidates should not worry if surgery is required because less invasive options are available these days. Moreover, it can be left untreated if it is not causing pain and discomfort.

Can TMJ cause permanent damage?

Chronic TMJ dislocation can cause permanent damage in the long run if left untreated. The muscles, tendons, cartilage, and articular eminence (AE) can get damaged permanently. At least consult a dental surgeon, and they may be able to fix your issue with simple jaw exercises.

Can TMJ affect the brain?

The person with TMJ problems may stay in chronic and unbearable pain. This issue can disrupt the thought process and focus. Chronic pain can also affect memory and cause psychological problems.

Consult an Expert

If you want to undergo a Jaw Joint Disorder Treatment, you should consult a TMJ Specialist in Dubai. Our team of expert doctors at Euromed Clinic Center will guide you and help you choose a treatment technique. You can get an online consultation if you call us or fill the online form now.

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