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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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Excellent
from 1,324 users
8.3
All Smiles Dentist, Century City - Dr Sayed Dental SurgeryFeatured

All Smiles Dentist, Century City

Century Medical Suites, Century City, Cape Town, 7441
4.5 from 19 verified reviews
Thank you once again, the best dentist hospital everJames, Chad, 19 09 20

Well, thank you for coming to my rescue when I was down with a toothache problem. I don't really know how to appreciate you, that is why I have come with this little token. Thank you once again, the best dentist hospital ever.

TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment  
Non-Surgical TMJ Treatment R4500 - R9000
ServiceScore
Outstanding
from 1,589 users
9.5
Dr Johan Hartshorne - Dental Clinic in South AfricaFeatured

Dr Johan Hartshorne

087 550 3622 ext: 64087 Intercare Medical and Dental Centre, 43 Old Oak Road, Tyger Valley, 7536
4.8 from 23 verified reviews
You really restored her smile after a long timeTafadzwa, South Africa, 14 06 21

I would like to thank Dr Johan Hartshorne for the excellent tooth operation you did for my wife today. You really restored her smile after a long time.

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Occlusal bite plate R1500.00 CBCT Scan (R1300.00)
Dentist Consultation R285 - R468
Initial consultation is complimentary
Dental Implants  
Clinical assessment: R285 (30 min)3D scan (R1087) (30 min)Implant placement (including cost of the implant body) : R7000 (60 min)Implant crown, laboratory fees and components included (R10500) (two visits 30 minutes each
111 more treatments
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Good
from 42 users
6.3
De Necker Dentistry Century City - Dental Clinic in South Africa

De Necker Dentistry Century City

Teneo House, Building 3, Ground Floor, Central Park on Esplanade, Century City, 7441
De Necker Century City  opened during May 2010 and is located in the bustling Century City development.  Dr Eduan Weber, Dr Marie-Louise Weber and Dr Ruan Visagie  are the highly qualified dentists at the helm of this flagship practice along with a team of oral hygienists and friendly reception staff. The practice has an on-site laboratory  to ensure top quality and efficient dental work for all our patients. De Necker Century has the most advanced and modern dental equipment  in the contemporary design of the practice. De Necker Century City offers a range of dental treatments  including digital smile design, smile make overs, dental reconstruction, teeth whitening, crowns and bridges, orthodontics, root canal, periodontics to name a few. The Century City practice is operational  from 08:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Thursday, from 07:00 to 16:00 on Friday and 08:00 to 12:00 on selected Saturdays. A dentist is always available on call after hours but please note that a call out fee will be charged for all emergency treatments. All De Necker Dentistry practices request that our patients kindly settle all accounts after the appointment and to then claim directly from your medical aid.
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Dentist Consultation up to R450
Dental Implants  
7 more treatments
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Maxillo Facial & Oral Surgeon - Dr. John Fisher - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Maxillo Facial & Oral Surgeon - Dr. John Fisher

Mediclinic Constantiaberg Burnham Road, Plumstead, Cape Town, 7800
For more information about Maxillo Facial & Oral Surgeon - Dr. John Fisher in Cape Town please contact the clinic.
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Surgical TMJ Treatment  
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