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TMJ specialists

TMJ specialists Los Angeles treat temporomandibular joint disorders that affect the normal functioning of the jaw and mouth. These disorders are a common problem in the USA resulting from a number of factors including injuries on the mouth area or bone joint diseases such as arthritis among other factors. Specialists at TMJ center Los Angeles have been trained to adequately treat these conditions in people and ease them of the pain and discomfort that the disorders cause them such as locked jaws and pains in the mouth area and neck.

The specialists conduct a number of tests on affected patients before recommending the most suitable treatment procedure for them. If treated the complications disappear and with the right care there is no risk of relapse.

Tell-tale signs

TMJ disorders are easy to discern due to the visible signs in appearance and symptoms that the patients get. Besides the constant pain in the jaw and ears, while opening and closing the mouth sometimes accompanied by grating or popping sound on the sides of the mouth, the patient’s mouth and jaw appear out of place, and this can be discerned by the human eye.

The affected patient will often have a lower and set back jaw. The face will also appear compressed from the area under the ears to the chin. The TMJ specialists after examination of the patient’s mouth conduct bite adjustment and they are able to reset the jaw to its right position. The results are a younger and more youthful looking face.

Specialized care and Treatment

Patients considering dental implant surgery to treat TMJ disorder should seek advice from dentists at TMJ center Los Angeles. TMJ specialists Los Angeles offer both cosmetic and general dentistry procedures for patients suffering from these disorders. The treatment options are simple yet efficient, and the disorders are easily treated restoring the patients to their normal state of comfort and functionality.

The treatments are based on neuromuscular dentistry where procedures conducted to ensure that the patient’s bite is at a position where no strain is caused on the jaw muscles during jaw movement. The procedures conducted by the specialized dentists in bite positioning are reversible and non-invasive. This is because permanent adjustments in the mouth are discouraged as they would most likely result in future problems that would be much more difficult to handle.

The specialists are attentive to the patients before treatment and even during the procedures to give the best care to them and get the perfect results. To get these results the TMJ specialists, Los Angeles will apply dental splints in the mouth for a short period to help the patient recover and exercise their correct bite adjustment. Teeth replacement for missing teeth is also a necessary adjustment necessary to achieve a perfect bite adjustment, and for disorders caused by grinding and clenching of teeth, nightguards are applied.

With the specialized care and treatment offered, resolution of the symptoms that include painful jaws and neck is made overnight. Severe cases, however, require surgery to get the desired effects and with the quality technology now available at TMJ center Los Angeles restoration will only take about four weeks.

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