A lot of people grind their teeth a night when they're asleep and that can cause some pretty significant damage to their teeth, or it can also cause jaw pain. We offer several different options for night guards so that it minimizes the damage to the teeth. With the goal of putting the jaw in more stable position and minimize any trauma or damage to the jaw while the patient is asleep and maybe grinding their teeth.
There’s no need to see a specialist when the top-notch Willow Park, TX dentist and his experienced team here at Texas Grins can help you with tmj treatment. Call us today at 817-779-7111 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Crain.
What Is TMJ?
TMJ is short for TMJ disorder, or TMD. The problems associated with TMD arise in the joint that connects your jaw to the rest of your skull (the TMJ, or temporomandibular joint).
How Can Texas Grins Help with My TMJ?
Trsuted Willow Park, TX dentist Dr. Crain and his team have helped many of our patients with tmj treatment. One of our most effective options are custom oral appliances, or nightguards, which we make right here in-house. These can effectively relieve the pressure inside the jaw joint, giving it a chance to heal naturally. Nightguards also prevent bruxism, or teeth grinding.
What Causes TMJ?
The cause of TMJ is a mystery to dental professionals. What we do know is that some common factors contribute to the development of a TMJ disorder.
- Injury to Your Jaw
- Grinding Your Teeth
- Movement of the Cushion Inside the Joint
- Bad Bite
Common TMJ Symptoms
Here are a few symptoms to look for:
- Grinding Teeth (both a contributor and a symptom)
- Swelling in the Joint Area
- Clicking Sound in the Joint
- Headaches and Migraines
Relieve Your TMJ Disorder with Help from Dr. Crain
Call your favorite Willow Park, TX dentist today at 817-779-7111 to schedule a time to come in and discuss your TMJ treatment. Our online form is another way to set up your appointment as well. Our team of specialists are ready to help you get past your TMJ symptoms.