TMJ Treatment

Pain in your jaw? TMJ disorder might be involved.

Your pain can be relieved with the right treatment

TMJ or temporomandibular joint is the only joint in the head and neck region that connects your lower jaw to your skull. It is present on both sides of your head, in front of your ears. The joint is responsible for opening and closing of mouth, during biting, chewing and speaking.

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) normally presents as clicking sound while eating and talking, occasionally painful jaw movements during function. The cause for TMJ disorder can be many from missing back/ posterior teeth, teeth grinding, injury to mouth, overworked muscles surrounding the joint or even arthritis. We have internationally qualified TMJ specialist at Denta Care Clinic to diagnose the cause of your pain and advice you the management accordingly.

Symptoms of TMJ disorders

Discomfort in the jaw joint area

Dull pain around the ears

Persistent headaches

Toothaches that cannot be localized to a single tooth

Pain that radiates to the neck

Locked jaw

Clicking sound while opening mouth and closing

Sleep disturbances

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