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TMJD, or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, refers to a group of disorders affecting the joint that joins the jaw to the skull (temporomandibular joint, or TMJ). This disorder often results in discomfort such as pain, difficulty with the jaw, earaches, and migraines.
Causes of TMJD may include, but are not limited to:
|• Trauma to the jaw or TMJ||• Arthritis|
|• Grinding of the teeth||• Jaw clenching|
|• Misaligned bite||• Poor posture|
|• Stress||• Dislocation|
|• Disease or illness|
There are many ways to treat TMJD, just as there are many causes and symptoms. At San Tan Smiles, we offer you many options for TMJD treatment, including splints. If you are interested in learning more about TMJD and what we can do for you, please give us a call. We are happy to care for all of your dental needs.