TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment Newcastle Upon Tyne

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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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9.3 Outstanding
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Shiremoor Dental Practice - Dental Clinic in the UKFeatured

Shiremoor Dental Practice

0203 514 1518 ext: 20991 1 Lesbury Avenue, Shiremoor, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE27 0NL
5.0 from 1 verified review
Very professional and friendly team. Definitely recommendedJames, UK, 08 09 18

Fixed braces for upper and lower jaw. Excellent service. Very professional and friendly team. Definitely recommended.

TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment  
Non-Surgical TMJ Treatment  
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Keith Postlethwaite Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Dr Keith Postlethwaite

Keith Postlethwaite Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Newcastle Nuffield Hospital, Clayton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1TL
This is a specialist practice of 18 dentists who have experience in implants for several years. Sraumann implants are used at the clinic. The initial consultation is with a specialist oral surgeon and an implant specialist dental surgeon. They provide continuing dental care and a complete oral rehabilitation if required. Missing teeth are replaced with implants. Implants are also fitted to provide anchors for dentures. The clinic is attached to the Newcastle Nuffield Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Surgical TMJ Treatment  

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TMJ - Temporomandibular Joint Treatment clinics within 50km of Newcastle Upon Tyne:

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8.7 Excellent
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Queensway Dental Clinic - Ferryhill - Dental Clinic in the UK

Queensway Dental Clinic - Ferryhill

2 Durham Road, Ferryhill, DL17 8LG
5.0 from 1 verified review
ComfortableChris, UK, 03 02 17

Excellent staff, removed a wisdom tooth after a referal from my own dentist. Again lovely caring staff that make you feel as comfortable as possible in the circumstances.

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Dentist Consultation  
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1 other location in Newcastle Upon Tyne for Queensway Dental Clinic - Billingham
Queensway Dental Clinic - Billingham

Queensway Dental Clinic - Billingham

170 Queensway, Billingham
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8.4 Excellent
from 30 users
Zaranko Dental Practice - Dental Clinic in the UK

Zaranko Dental Practice

19D Manor Way, Belasis Hall Technology Park, Billingham, TS23 4HN
4.6 from 1 verified review
Full services for all groups available privately. Emergency out of hours service available.
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