The teeth and gums suffer from different issues with the passage of time. The Treatment of TMJ Disorders is good option to solve different Temporomandibular Joint problems. Continue reading to know the cost, benefits, results, side effects, procedure, and more.

What is Treatment of TMJ Disorders?

The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is the joint between the lower jaw bone (the mandible) and the temporal bone of the skull, and is responsible for the jaw movements. Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) refers to a group of disorder characterized by pain in the jaw area, and limited movements of the mandible. 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.

Symptoms

The following sings indicate you may have TMJ Disorder;

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

Causes

There can be many causes for this issue. The following three are the common causes;

  • The damage of join due to an injury.
  • The damage of cartilage of joint due to arthritis.
  • The disk moves in an improper way that disturbs your alignment.

Results and Benefits

You can expect the following results and benefits from it;

  • It protect the ear’s health.
  • It enhances the overall health.
  • It alleviates the chronic discomfort.
  • It reduces the risk for dental damage.
  • It boosts the mood and quality of life.
  • It allows the patient to enjoy the meals again.

Who is a Candidate?

You are a candidate if you have a Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder. If you have the symptoms mentioned-above, you should visit a dentists at the earliest.

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What is the Aim of Treatment?

The treatment aims at the following;

  • To elevate the pain and discomfort.
  • To make the person start eating again.
  • To solve the issue with the teeth and gums.

Which Technique is Used?

We always use the latest technique to perform this procedure. If you think you are suffering from a TMJ disorder, our doctor will perform a thorough evaluation of your teeth, before determining if you are suffering from a TMJ disorder. He or she will then discuss various treatment options, which includes:

  • Injection
  • Acupuncture
  • Arthrocentesis
  • TMJ Arthroscopy
  • Open-joint Surgery
  • Modified Condylotomy
  • Nighttime Mouth-Guards

How to Prepare for the Treatment?

Your dentist may ask you to do the following;

  • Avoid smoking and drinking.
  • Avoid aspirin and blood-thinners.
  • Take prescribed medicines and lab tests.

Post-Op Care and the Recovery Time

Your dentist may ask you to do the following;

  • Take prescribed medicines.
  • Take care of the treatment site.
  • Eat and drink as per the instructions.

Cost of Treatment of TMJ Disorders

The cost of treatment of TMJ Disorders depends on some variable factors such as the location of the treatment facility, the expertise of the doctor, and the nature of the issue. In other words, the price varies from patient to patient. So contact us if you want to know the exact price of the treatment in your case.

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