TMD and TMJ Treatments Brisbane
Do you experience frequent neck problems, sensitive and sore teeth, facial pain or any other related discomfort?
If your jaw joints click, pop, grind and cause you pain, then you may be one of the many undiagnosed TMJ Disorder sufferers. There is no need to suffer anymore!
One of our major concentrations at Excellence In Dentistry in Brisbane is treating TMD and Sleep disorders. We’ve been working closely with TMD sufferers for many years with great results.
What is TMD?
TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder) is a common but serious condition in which the joint that connects the upper and lower jaws becomes misaligned, causing problems ranging from tooth grinding and jaw problems to migraine headaches.
TMD can be caused by a number of different things. In some cases, it is the result of injury or dental disease and can cause a very wide range of symptoms, from mild to serious, including:
- Clicking, grinding and popping of the jaw.
- Difficulty moving the jaw, including opening and closing the mouth.
- Migraines, Headaches and neck aches.
- Locking or soreness or other pain around the face and jaw.
Treating TMD & TMJ Pain
Our dentist will assess your condition and determine what the best course of action for you is. Our approach to TMD treatment:
- Treatment planning and goal setting
- Damage control
- Repair and Rebuild
Through this, it is our intention to move towards health and away from disease and by doing so improve oral health, structure and aesthetics.