TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment Devon, UK

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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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3.7 / 5  Very Good
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Andrew Brown Dental

9 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, PL19 8AU
Helping patients of all ages to achieve and maintain a healthy and comfortable mouth and teeth is the aim of the team at this clinic located at Tavistock in Devon. A holistic approach is taken by the team and the clinic offers a range of alternative therapies in addition to dentistry. Services provided by the clinic include examinations and hygiene services, children’s dentistry, general dental care, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, treating TMJ disorders, physiotherapy, chiropractic treatments, chiropractic treatments, reflexology, podiatry and massages.
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3.5 / 5  Good
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Facial Surgery

The Nuffield Hospital, Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BG
Cosmetic surgery is the specialty of this clinic. Dental cosmetic surgery includes dental implants, wisdom teeth and jaw surgery. Dental implants are used to replace broken or lost teeth and they substitute real teeth to support the lips and jaw. Plastic surgery for other facial organs is also performed. The clinic is the practice of maxillofacial surgeon David John Courtney. He is qualified in both medical and dental surgery. Private and NHS patients are treated. The clinic is situated in Plymouth.
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3.4 / 5  Good
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Crediton Dental Care

110 High Street, Crediton, EX17 3LF
Rating from 1 Review Advice freely givenCharlie, New Zealand, 22 May 14

Very professional. Procedure explained to me. Advice freely given.

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