If you wish to improve your oral health care, begin with making sure all of the parts of your smile are in good working order. One important part that should never be overlooked is your temporomandibular joints, also referred to as TMJs. They are essential for the proper movement of your jaw, and will always need to be treated to ensure your mouth functions as intended.
Take your oral health care to new heights with TMJ treatments. For more information about TMJs, see below:
– In the case of many TMJ disorders, typical side effects include pain, discomfort, or swelling. Different types of treatments to use include ice packs for pain and heat packs for swelling.
– If your TMJ is triggering jaw pain, there may be an underlying illness within your mouth or body contributing to it.
– If your mouth takes recurrent damage, TMJ disorders can arise. It is vital to stop all bad habits that could make it worse, including chewing gum, eating hard foods, as well as biting your nails.
– In order to better help you cope with the stress and anxiety that is often associated with TMJ disorders, try practicing yoga or biofeedback.
For any additional questions or concerns about TMJ disorders, Renaissance Dental is here to help you with all your oral health needs. For a complete diagnosis from Dr. Michael Sanchez, DDS and our team at our dentist office in Owasso, Oklahoma, you can schedule an appointment by calling us at 918-272-0707. Come align your oral health care goals and your dreams with us!