TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder is the term used to refer to the dental condition that affects the movement of the jaws, all issues affecting the jaw joint and facial pain. The major systems that are associated with Temporomandibular Joint Disorder include extreme pain in the jaw area or the jaw joint, severe headaches, jaws that are locking and the making of a pop sound while talking or chewing. Due to the many symptoms and signs exhibited in individuals, it becomes a tough task to accurately diagnose TMJ disorders.
For an individual to be treated appropriately for this dental condition, the doctor conducting the examination will need to accurately make the diagnosis. The qualified and proficient dentists at the Oral Surgeons of Beverly Hills have had decades of experience in the diagnosis and proper treatment of TMJ. With a single visit to our clinic, they can accurately indicate the cause of the pain.
For TMJ issues that are caused by the jaw joint or muscles, they will gradually heal with time which why in the initial stages of conservative treatment treatments are given before the advanced treatment solutions for TMJ are given.
Many issues are attributed to TMJ disorders because it is a degenerative disease. When the TMJ disease is detected in the early stages, it is straightforward to treat as compared to when it is realized in the advanced stages. It is therefore essential to know if you are suffering from TMJ because when detected early the treatment will not be costly and it will be easy to treat through the conservative solutions.
There is a wide range of symptoms that can be experienced by individuals suffering from TMJ such as headaches that occur frequently mostly during the morning hours, sore jaws that are very stiff in the morning, teeth that are loose or worn out, producing a grating sound when the mouth is opened, experiencing difficulty when eating, popping or clicking sound when talking or chewing tenderness on the face, facial pain that is unexplainable, vertigo or dizziness, pain on the neck, pain on the shoulders, migraines in the morning, hearing loss or earaches especially after waking up, tinnitus or ringing in the ears.
Cure or treatment of TMJ/TMD disorders
TMJ curing is a serious claim that only a few dentists dare to use which is why the majority of them use the term treatment. With the proper treatment procedures, individuals suffering from TMJ disorders do not have to purchase costly dental appliances or mouth guards to help in relieving the pain caused by TMJ disorders.
The dentists at the Oral Surgeons of Beverly Hills use rejuvenation dentistry which is a current treatment that is biology-based. The treatment entails the extensive study of the chewing system in human beings as well as scientific research to create a cure for TMJ.
Benefits of curing TMJ disorders
When TMJ disorders are cured there is efficient sitting of teeth on the jaw, stabilization of the jaw joints, relaxation of the jaw muscles, functioning of the airway is improved, dental health becomes long-lasting, the discomfort on the jaws disappears, there is change in the facial structures reducing the wrinkles and creating a younger appearance.