What is TMJ Disorder?

TMJ Disorder is a type of temporomandibular disorder or TMD and it occurs due to pain in jaw joints. To find the exact cause of this disorder is really hard as it occurs due to diverse combinations or factors such as genetics, arthritis or jaw injury. 

What are the symptoms of TMJ Disorder 

  • Aching facial pain
  • Pain or tenderness in your jaw
  • Aching pain in and around your ear
  • Pain in one or both of the temporomandibular joints
  • Pain while chewing or chewing becomes difficult 
  • Locking of the joint, making it difficult to open or close your mouth

What is TMJ and what causes it?

When the joint gets damaged or injured then it leads to localized pain disorder called temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome. The injury to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding, poor posture, misalignment of the teeth or jaw, arthritis, stress, and gum chewing are the causes of temporomandibular joint (TMJ). 

Is TMJ disorder serious?

As of now, it has not proven yet that TMJ disorder is a serious medical problem as it is related to jaw joint injury. As jaw injuries are common among the population, so limited jaw movement, jaw noises alone without pain doesn’t indicate that TMJ is a serious disorder and there is no specific treatment has emerged for the same. According to the dental condition, a dentist diagnoses the issues and accordingly starts the general dental treatment. 

What exercises to do for TMJ?

There is a simple exercise available for TMJ disorders i.e. place the tongue on the roof of the mouth and one finger in front of the ear where you are feeling the pain. Now put the middle finger on the chin and drop the lower jaw halfway and later close it. You will experience a mild resistance but not pain

What is the cure for TMJ?

On the basis of patient’s case, dentists give the treatment to the patient. However, in general cases the dentists prefer frequent injecting botulinum toxin type A into the jaw muscles. It may give relief to the patient while chewing. In some cases, dentists also prefer using arthroscopic surgery which will be effective in their case. Various types of TMJ cases are also treated through joint surgery. 

Patients whosoever are suffering from TMJ disorder can immediately get the appointment at Urban Smiles as the experienced doctors are here to bring the best treatment to the patient and make sure they start living the normal life again. So do not delay the dental issues and contact your nearest Dentist in Noida at Urban Smiles offering the services to the patients across sector 26, sector 27, sector 28, sector 29, sector 15, sector 16, sector 17, sector 18, sector 25, sector 30, sector 36 Noida.

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