TMJ is a jaw disorder that can result in dizziness, headaches and ear pain.
What does TMJ stand for?
TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint disorder. It is a disorder that refers to pain in your jawbone which can be caused by the joint in your jawbone not functioning properly. It can also be caused by trauma to the jaw area, wear and tear over time, as well as teeth grinding or clenching.
How do I know if I have TMJ?
Some symptoms of TMJ include:
- Trouble chewing and biting
- Ear Pain
How can I get help for TMJ?
At Bearbrook Dental Centre we try to help our patients manage the symptoms of TMJ. By reviewing your symptoms, habits and lifestyle choices, we try to help you understand how the disorder is affecting you. Many times simple lifestyle changes can help you with relief of symptoms from TMJ pain.
We also offer custom appliances that can help you manage your symptoms. Physical therapy or surgery may also be recommended for TMJ by a medical professional if necessary.
If you're experiencing any symptoms of TMJ, your Bearbrook Dental Centre team is here to help you manage your symptoms.