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TMJ Pain management

JAW JOINT (Temporo Mandibular Joint) PAIN

CAUSES

  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Improperly placed old  fillings or crowns
  • Occlusal (Bite) interference
  • Improper Bite
  • Malaligned teeth

SYMPTOMS

  • Severe undiagnosable Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Pain in front or  behind the ear
  • Clicking (Noise in the jaw joint while opening the mouth)

MANAGEMENT

Usually these pains can be corrected by simple dental procedures. According to the severity of the issue, treatment modalities range from simple dental treatment to full mouth rehabilitation. TMJ splints play a major role in relieving the pain. Lasers also assist in pain management.