TMJ Treatment in Calgary

Seton Family Dental Centre: TMJ Treatment in Calgary

Experiencing jaw pain, headaches, or discomfort? At Seton Family Dental Centre, we specialize in TMJ Treatment, offering Calgary residents expert care and relief. Our experienced team understands the complexities of TMJ disorders and provides personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique needs.

What is TMJ or TMD?

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, commonly referred to as TMJ or TMD, encompasses a range of conditions stemming from jaw misalignment. This neuromuscular disorder is frequently the hidden culprit behind migraine-like headaches and persistent pain in the facial, neck, and shoulder regions. Often underestimated, TMJ/TMD's impact on oral health is significant, leading to accelerated tooth wear and periodontal disease. It's imperative to recognize that TMJ/TMD is a progressive ailment, with symptoms intensifying over time if left unaddressed, underscoring the necessity of timely and effective treatment.

Recognizing Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

Experiencing discomfort or abnormalities in jaw function could indicate TMJ disorder. Key symptoms to be aware of include:

  • Audible clicking or popping sounds when chewing.
  • Grinding sensations during jaw movement.
  • Facial pain or swelling, extending to neck and shoulders.
  • Restricted movement of the jaw.
  • Pain during common jaw activities like talking, chewing, or yawning.
  • Instances of complete lockjaw.
  • Occurrences of sleep apnea.
  • Persistent headaches, sometimes accompanied by dizziness, nausea, or vomiting.
  • Difficulty in swallowing.
  • Ear-related discomforts such as pain, ringing, or clicking sounds, not attributed to infections.
  • Unexplained hearing loss.

These symptoms can vary in intensity; while some may experience mild, short-term discomfort, others might face prolonged pain, pointing towards a more chronic form of TMJ disorder. In such cases, seeking professional TMJ treatment is recommended to alleviate symptoms and prevent further complications.

Comprehensive TMJ Treatment Options

Our Calgary-based dental centre offers a range of TMJ treatment solutions, from conservative therapies to advanced techniques, designed to alleviate symptoms and address the root cause of your discomfort.

Your Journey to Relief

At Seton Family Dental Centre, we believe in a patient-first approach. Starting with a thorough examination, we explore all avenues of treatment, ensuring you receive the most effective care for your TMJ disorder.

FAQ about TMJ Therapy

At Seton Family Dental Centre, established in 2017, we're more than just a dental office; we're a cornerstone of health in the following SE Calgary communities, Seton, Auburn Bay, Mahogany, Range View, Logan Landing, Cranston and the surrounding areas.
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