TMJ-TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a term used to describe a group of symptoms including:
• Headaches • Facial Pain • Jaw Pain • Sore, Chipped, Broken, or Worn Teeth • Clicking or Popping in the Jaw • Limited Jaw Movement • Chronic Pain in the Jaw, Teeth, Face, Head, Neck, Shoulders, or Back, or any Combination of These Areas • Tinnitus (Ringing In The Ears) or Dizziness • Snoring • Grinding of Teeth • Frequent Ear Infections • Restricted Airway
The above group of symptoms is also referred to as MPD (myofascial pain dysfunction) or craniomandibular dysfunction. Neuromuscular dentistry can help alleviate these symptoms.
TLC Dental uses the newest technology in the diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).
The Myotronics J5 Tensing machine is used to relax and comfort the muscles associated with TMJ and neuromuscular problems. It will also find the patient’s correct bite and jaw relationship.
K7 technology by Myotronics is used for treatment and diagnosis of TMJ and neuromuscular discomfort.
Both of the above technologies are used in the fabrication of Sports Mouth Guards, which have been proven to increase athletes’ strength and ability.