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Stop the Pain of TMJ in Erlanger

February 8, 2017

Filed under: TMJ/TMD Treatment — Tags: — kentuckydentalnews @ 7:41 pm

Your dentist for treatment of TMJ in Erlanger.If you experience pain or limited mobility of your jaw, you could be suffering from a disorder of the temporomandibular joint. When the temporomandibular joint functions incorrectly, your quality of life can significantly decrease. Simple tasks, like chewing and speaking, can be painful, while you also deal with many other uncomfortable symptoms, such as your jaw popping or clicking. When living with TMJ in Erlanger, you need treatment to regain your quality of life. Dr. Darlene Sand Wall and her team offer effective treatment for temporomandibular disorders.

Erlanger Dentist Explains TMD and Earaches

January 18, 2013

Filed under: TMJ Disorder,TMJ/TMD Treatment — kentuckydentalnews @ 11:01 pm

TMD and EarachesExperiencing jaw pain is not uncommon. In fact, if your jaws ache occasionally or feel fatigued, you may have no need to worry. But when your jaw pain coincides with other maladies, you should see your dentist. Your pain could stem from a problem with your temporomandibular joints. Typically, a TMJ disorder (TMD) causes localized pain affecting your head, neck, and ears. Relieving the pain can be simple and non-invasive, if treated early enough. You can avoid complications from TMD, like worn and broken teeth, by seeking council from a dental professional. In this article, Erlanger cosmetic dentist Dr. Darlene Sand Wall explains the connection between TMD and earaches.

Earaches from TMJ Disorder

The temporomandibular joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull are sensitive. A thin disc rests between the jaw and temporal bones to smooth common motions associated with chewing, talking, and yawning. When your jaw sustains injury from physical trauma or excessive stress from clenching or teeth grinding (bruxism), the TMJs can become unbalanced, and you can experience pain in various places. An unbalanced joint irritates nerves that cause earaches and ear ringing, which TMD treatment may remedy. (more…)

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