Jaw Pain Treatment in
South Holland

A Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ) disorder is a serious problem to have. This is the point where your lower jaw connects with your head. If there is an issue with the jaw or mouth, it can escalate to a severe issue.

Jaw Pain Treatment in South Holland

The symptoms of this disorder include:

  • Popping jaw
  • Earache
  • Headache
  • Hearing problem/partial deafness
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Pain in the jaws, ears, neck especially when you chew
  • Soreness or stiffness of the jaw which can extend to your face
  • Face swelling
  • Toothache
  • Jaw lock

This condition can be caused by a variety of issues including:

  • Stress
  • Grinding and clenching teeth
  • Misalignment of teeth
  • Trauma to the joint or jaw or arthritis in the temporal-mandibular joint

The Treatment options depend on the root cause of your problem and can include replacement of missing teeth, adjusting the position of your teeth, adjusting your bite, and filling problematic gaps between your teeth. At times, medications or wearing a mouth guard is advised. In extreme cases, oral surgery may be needed to repair the joint.

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