Tmj Dentist Aurora

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Tmj Dentist Aurora

Somewhere between 5 and 12% of the population suffers from temporomandibular joint disorder, otherwise known as TMJD. Some of the symptoms include jaw tenderness, headache, and an uneven bite.

Your TMJ dentist in Aurora explains what it is …

The TMJs are on either side of your face, in front of the ears. They connect the jawbone to the skull and are the reason we can fully open our mouths and move our jaws from left to right without having to think about it or put in much effort. And … they are the most complex joints in our entire body.

Symptoms of TMJD affect millions of North Americans and can appear with no apparent cause. They can also appear after …

  • trauma to the joint
  • teeth clenching
  • excessive gum chewing
  • a bad bite
  • nail biting

Also … cradling a phone between your shoulder and head can cause or exacerbate TMJD. Stress and tension may awaken or aggravate an existing TMJD condition. However, stress alone does not cause this disorder if you enjoy good oral health.

How your team at Skyview Family & Cosmetic Dentistry can help

We may recommend you wear a custom-made bite plate or splint to prevent your teeth from grinding against each other. There are also steps you may be able to take at home to lessen the harmful effects of TMJD. Usually the last resort – when all else fails – is jaw joint surgery.

Your TMJ dentist in Aurora will get to the bottom of it

To diagnose TMD, a thorough exam is essential. Your Skyview Family & Cosmetic dentistry team will find out if your jaw joint is what’s causing you problems. If it is, we will come up with a treatment plan to help make life with TMJD a lot more manageable.

Tmj Dentist Aurora
Skyview Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
(905) 713-2222
372 Hollandview Trail Ste 200, Aurora, ON L4G 0A5

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