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Pathologies of the TMJ

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Disorders of TMJ (Temporo-mandibular joint) are usually caused by malocclusion, stress, bruxism, prolonged poor posture, lack of sleep, or poor diet. Therefore, we take care of your articulation so that everything works perfect. The TMJ is a double joint that puts the jaw in contact with the skull at the level of the ears. Apart from headaches, muscular pains in neck and back, ear or face pain, the patient with TMJ disorders may have other types of symptoms such as clicks or noises when moving the joint, limiting the opening of the mouth, feeling of tight teeth, etc. Have you noticed any of these symptoms? Contact us so we can help you.
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Frequent questions

Does it only manifest at night?

80% of the bruxers are nocturnal, and most do not grit their teeth during the day.

However, there are patients who, during the day, perform certain parafunctional activities (any function other than chewing, swallowing or phonation) with the teeth, which causes more or less considerable wear.

What is bruxism?

It is the act of pressing and grinding the teeth against each other, causing them to wear out and irreversibly damaging them.

How are TMJ disorders treated?

Our main goal is to relax the muscles involved in TMJ, to restore the lost balance between teeth, muscles and joint.

One of the most commonly used remedies is the discharge splints since they help to keep these joints in a state of constant relaxation.

What symptoms do patients with TMJ disorders have?

The TMJ (Temporal-Mandibular Joint) is a double joint that puts the mandible in contact with the skull, at the level of the ears.

TMJ disorders are usually caused by malocclusion, stress, bruxism, prolonged poor posture, lack of sleep or poor diet

Apart from headaches, muscular pains in neck and back, ear or face pain, the patient with TMJ disorders may present other types of symptoms such as clicks or noises when moving the joint, limiting the opening of the mouth, having the sensation of tight Teeth , etc.

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