What do you know about TMJ dentistry? Do you know what you can do if you have problems with your TMJ? Similarly, do you know why it’s important to address issues with your TMJ?
You see, your TMJ is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. If it is damaged or not working properly, you may experience pain in your jaw, a clicking or popping sound, ear pain, headaches, and sore, stiff jaw muscles, However, if you have any of these issues, please don’t assume you have a TMJ problem—but please consider visiting our dentist soon.
Luckily, our dentist can help you deal with issues caused by TMJ problem. Often, these problems can be addressed easily. In fact, sometimes all you’ll have to do is change your diet or do a few jaw exercises. However, at other times, our dentist may need to create an appliance for you. Other needs may require more complex procedures. Similarly, if you grind your teeth at night, you may be given advice or a dental appliance to resolve the problem since teeth grinding can lead to TMJ issues.
If you experience any of the symptoms related to TMJ problems, please don’t hesitate to make an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Chase Bennett. To schedule an appointment with us, please contact Craniofacial Pain Center Of Colorado at 303.421.2696. We will also be happy to answer any questions and concerns you have. We’re excited to hear from you.