More than 10 million North Americans suffer from problems with their TMJ, yet most people don't know exactly what TMJ is. Have you ever experienced pain in your lower jaw? Pain when you chew on your food? TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) connects the jawbone to the skull and is essentially responsible for eating, speaking, and making facial expressions.
TMD (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder) is a condition that affects the function of the TMJ, which can result in chronic ear pain, jaw stiffness and soreness, difficulty opening the mouth, jaw popping or clicking, and headaches.
There are many causes of TMJ disorders:
Bright Dental is pleased to offer patients suffering from TMJ dental Botox as a form of treatment to help ease jaw pain. Treatment and diagnosis of TMJ can be difficult but Bright Dental offers proper and thorough diagnosis and treatment, making the first steps to recovery easier.
If you are suffering from any jaw pain and think you might have TMD, contact Bright Dental for a consultation.
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