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What is TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment?

The temporomandibular joint is the joint that connects the jaw to the skull. There are two temporomandibular joints on either side of the face.

What is the function of the temporomandibular joint?

The temporomandibular joint helps the jaws to move.

What are the disorders that affect the Temporomandibular Joint?

Temporomandibular Joint disorders include headaches, pain while opening and closing the mouth, difficulty is opening the mouth, the jaws getting stuck, problems in biting and fitting the two jaws together and jaw pain or tenderness.  

How are Temporomandibular Joint disorders treated?

Temporomandibular joints are treated by prescribing pain killers, anti-inflammatory medications or anti-depressants. Dentists also fit mouth guards or oral splints to treat temporomandibular disorders. Ultrasound treatments and placing heat and ice packs are also recommended.  Minimally invasive procedures to remove fluid or other debris are performed. Steroids or neuromuscular relaxant injections are administered to treat disorders. Surgical procedures are performed if the disorder is not resolved using other procedures. Alternative healthcare therapies like acupuncture, yoga and meditation, and chiropractic care are also effective in treating TMJ disorders.    

What care is required to prevent Temporomandibular Joint disorders?

Patients should not bite hard objects like pencils. They should not eat hard or chewy food products. They should relax and learn stress management. They should maintain correct posture. They should massage their jaw and temples. Patients should get a good night’s sleep. They should get a mouth guard fitted to prevent jaw clenching during sleep.

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Gentle Dental Care Tahmoor - Dr Mehdi Rahimi

Gentle Dental Care Tahmoor

158 Remembrance Drive, Tahmoor, 2573
Liverpool and Tahmoor in Sydney, Australia are the locations of the clinics run by this dental practice and the aim of the teams at both clinics is to offer a pain free and stress free dental experience for patients. The clinics has both male and female dentists, some of whom know two languages and patients of all ages are welcome. Services offered by the clinic are examinations and hygiene services, children’s dentistry, emergency dentistry, general dental care, orthodontics, cosmetic smile makeovers, implant dentistry and sedation dentistry for nervous patients.
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Thirroul Dental Studio - Dental Clinic in Australia

Thirroul Dental Studio

Suite 1, 345 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul, 2515
For more information about Thirroul Dental Studio in Thirroul please contact the clinic.
Jaw Joint Pain or Disorder Management  
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8.1 Excellent
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Shellharbour City Dental - Luke Byrne

Shellharbour City Dental

Shop 1024 Stockland Shellharbour, New Lake Enterance Rd, Shellharbour City Centre, 2529
Rating from 3 Reviews Definitely recommend these guys!Sam, Wollongong, 18 11 13

Great team of dentists that were very understanding. Friendly staff that knew what they were talking about, my initial dental assessment & x-rays were free & the interest free finance option is giving me the ability to go ahead with the treatment plan. Definitely recommend these guys!

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TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment clinics within 50km of Wollongong:

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Miranda dental care centre - Dental Clinic in Australia

Miranda dental care centre

6/573,Kingsway, Miranda, 2228
For more information about Miranda dental care centre in Sydney please contact the clinic.
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