October 16, 2020 | Dental Blog
TMJ Syndrome or the technical term Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome
It is a broad term for any problem that prevents the jaw joint from being properly aligned. TMJ Syndrome includes symptoms like jaw and face pain, jaw clicking or popping, headaches or migraines, and even a locked jaw. Doesn’t sound at all, does it? Read on to learn how to prevent TMJ Syndrome.
TMJ Syndrome can be caused by a variety of things, including grinding your teeth, injury, stress, misalignment, poor posture, arthritis, and chewing ice or gum.
Based on the causes, you can see there are some tactics that can help you prevent TMJ Syndrome. Here are our top strategies.
If you have recurring or severe jaw pain, don’t hesitate to give your dentist a call. You shouldn’t suffer endlessly with symptoms that can be treated by your dentist. In the meantime, apply moist heat, and use the strategies above to lessen your discomfort.
If you suspect you have TMJ Syndrome, the Dental on Central team can help. We have the knowledge and experience to diagnose and treat symptoms.
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