If you are suffering from tremendous jaw pain, don’t ignore it by considering it as a temporary muscle pain. In medical term, this kind of unbearable pain in the jaws is known as TMJ disorder. The disorder takes place when the temporomandibular joint (the joint connecting lower and upper jaw) is misaligned.
The misaligned joint not only creates pain, but also disrupts the daily lifestyle. Your normal mobility will be choked and you will not be able to eat or speak in this condition. The pain affects the ear and head and leads to excruciating pain and discomfort. So, what next if you have already ignored the initial symptoms?
The TMJ disorder requires intense examination and diagnosis of identify the core reason. There is a plethora of TMJ Treatment to refurbish the natural mobility of the face. The effective treatment includes a series of processes starting from application of dental splints to mouth guard. The second method is correcting the bite i.e. analysing the principle cause of misalignment and then lastly the exercise and medication.
TMJ mouth guard treatment
In this process, dental splints are incorporated within the mouth. This old-fashioned treatment was also used to treat teeth grinding, teeth clenching, etc. Initially the patient finds it very effective, but as soon they stop wearing it, the effectiveness degrades.
TMJ Treatment through exercise of jaw
The TMJ exercises also helps in curing the jaw pain and immobility of the face as well as eliminates clenching. Also, the jaw exercise helps in correcting the alignment of the jaw. The exercises are simply designed so that the patients do not face complications or troubles while trying it. The jaws work-out also helps the patient to control their jaw muscle while chewing and speaking.
The bite-therapy for TMJ disorder
This treatment process is also connoted as TMJ therapy, where the dentist identifies the cause and ensures long term relief. An in-depth analysis is performed and accordingly medication and treatment is prescribed.
Please feel free to consult with the dentist as soon you face such pain in your jaws. The sooner your undergo medication and exercise, the better and faster you get complete relief from the pain and immobility.