TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment Durban

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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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4.6 / 5  Outstanding
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Cilliers Dentistry Inc

1 Riverton Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Rating from 5 Reviews Highly recommendCaroline, Zambia, 11 Mar 15

Excellent service from the reception desk to the TMJ specialist. Extremely kind, helpful and clearly very knowledgeable about his subject. Explained the diagnosis in technical as well as lay mans terms. I was warned of the cost before we arrived at the clinic. I would highly recommend this practice .

TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment  
Non-Surgical TMJ Treatment  
3.8 / 5  Very Good
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ReDefine Dental-Redhill

812 North Coast Road, Redhill, Durban, 4051
Welcome to ReDefine Dental... Welcome to a new experience with Dentistry. Redefine Dental represents everything 'going to the dentist' is not. We have upgraded your dreaded dentist appointment and transformed it into a relaxing and pampering wellness visit. Trips to Redefine Dental are experiences you can look forward to - where you can rest assured knowing our experienced team is delivering first class care using up to the minute technology. This means more medical treatment and prevention - less drilling and scraping. 
TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment  
Non-Surgical TMJ Treatment  
4 other locations in Durban for ReDefine Dental.

ReDefine Dental-Glenhills

165 Rinaldo Road, Glenhills, Durban

ReDefine Dental

71 Mackeurtan Avenue, Virginia, Durban N

ReDefine Dental-Umhlanga

2 Ilala Drive La Lucia, Umhlanga

ReDefine Dental-Mount Edgecombe

Mount Edgecombe Hospital, Mount Edgecomb

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3.6 / 5  Very Good
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ReDefine Dental-Glenhills

165 Rinaldo Road, Glenhills, Durban, 4051
Welcome to ReDefine Dental... Welcome to a new experience with Dentistry. Redefine Dental represents everything 'going to the dentist' is not. We have upgraded your dreaded dentist appointment and transformed it into a relaxing and pampering wellness visit. Trips to Redefine Dental are experiences you can look forward to - where you can rest assured knowing our experienced team is delivering first class care using up to the minute technology. This means more medical treatment and prevention - less drilling and scraping. 
TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment  
Non-Surgical TMJ Treatment  
3 other locations in Durban for ReDefine Dental.

ReDefine Dental

71 Mackeurtan Avenue, Virginia, Durban N

ReDefine Dental-Umhlanga

2 Ilala Drive La Lucia, Umhlanga

ReDefine Dental-Mount Edgecombe

Mount Edgecombe Hospital, Mount Edgecomb
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