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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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Prisma Dental - Dental Clinic in Costa RicaFeatured

Prisma Dental

(202) 517-6721 300m East of Plaza Mayor, San Jose
4.9 from 9 verified reviews
They were extremely accommodating and responsiveVictoria, US, 06 07 22

I had only a few days left in Costa Rica but wanted to get a couple of replacement mouth guards. I used the WhatClinic site and found that Prisma Dental had good reviews and was located nearby. They were extremely accommodating and responsive. I was able to get two new mouth guards (ready within the hour!) that exceeded my expectations. Thank you, Prisma Dental

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Non-Surgical TMJ Treatment from $260
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Dr. Juan Carlos Coto Picado - Dr JuanCarlosCoto Picado

Dr. Juan Carlos Coto Picado

San Rafael de Oreamuno, San Rafael de Oreamuno, 30701
Dr. Coto Picado Specialties Clinic and his team of bilingual professionals (English-Spanish) are located in the Central Valley , Province of Cartago, just 40 miles from Juan Santa Maria International Airport. They are graduated from prestigious universities of Costa Rica, United States and South America. This expert team covers all fields of dentistry, so the clinic can offer extensive services. All procedures are carried out using world-class technology supporting the work done by our experienced team. Digital X-ray technology (using 30% less radiation than conventional), the use of sedation techniques, and a completely integrated radiology center are just a few highlights of our clinic.     We are situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the Central Valley. Many sites such as Irazu Volcano National Park, Guayabo National Monument, Tapantí National Park, the Orosi Valley and Ujarrás are all in close proximity. You can also take part in rural and adventure tourism with activities such as rafting, horseback riding, canopy and ATV tours, or relax at a hot spring and spa. To help you make your visit to Costa Rica carefree, we offer shuttle service to/ from the airport - hotel - Clinic(price on request). We can also coordinate healthcare (with nursing care and treatment if required) and book tours for you and your guests to enjoy.
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Dentist Consultation free
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Clinica Feinzaig - Dental Clinic in Costa Rica

Clinica Feinzaig

Sabana Sur, San Jose
For more information about Clinica Feinzaig in San José please contact the clinic.
TMD (Jaw Joint Problems)  
Full Mouth Rehabilitation  
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American Dental Care Costa Rica - Dental Clinic in Costa Rica

American Dental Care Costa Rica

De La Bomba el Higeuron 800 MTS Sur, Careterra A Zapote, San Pedro, 11501
For more information about American Dental Care Costa Rica in San Pedro please contact the clinic.
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Dental Implants  
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Smile Design Costa Rica - Dental Clinic in Costa Rica

Smile Design Costa Rica

75 mts South/East from Rotonda Betania. San Pedro De Montes De Oca, San Jose
For more information about Smile Design Costa Rica in San José please contact the clinic.
TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment  
Non-Surgical TMJ Treatment  
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Very Good
from 2 users
7.4
Colina Dental - Dr Oscar Conejo

Colina Dental

400 Mts South of Scotia Bank in San Rafael de Escazú, San Jose
5.0 from 1 verified review
Colina Dental has been providing the Costa Rican and International community with excelent dental service for over 29 years and since our beginning we have worked with a team of expert dentists at your disposal. 29 years ago, we opened our clinic and as the years have gone by, we have been adding dental specialists to our ranks, improving constantly our dental service. Our exclusive pain free dental method will make you feel comfortable and assured. Come visit us, leave everything in our hands. We are sure that you will be 100% satisfied. Our clinic is located in San Rafael de Escazú. We have private parking, 24 hour security and a very pleasant and inviting atmosphere for our clients. A highly qualified personnel will guarantee the 1st class service you and your family deserve. We are equipped with the latest technology; computerized digital x-rays, mouth cameras, audio visual equipment, rotatory endodontics instruments,in office teeth whitening (Zoom), a thorough sterilization control process and 29 years of experience! Our patients about us: To anyone considering getting dental work done in costa rica at the colina clinic i would like to recommend them very highly. i was recently there, had 14 caps, three in bridges, three root canals, one extraction and repair to some existing caps. i was treated great and very professionally by the entire staff and have had no trouble with anything they did. Thomas Sutherland, USA My friends comment how much better I look with
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