Temporomandibular Joint Treatment in Brookfield (also simply referred to as TMJ treatment) can be administered by Paul G. Cuulver, D.D.S. TMJ treatment will address a common problem many individuals face—grinding their teeth. If left untreated, grinding of the teeth over a substantial period of team can lead to serious problems in the jaw, teeth, gums, and overall bone structure.
One of the most common jaw disorders that may come about from teeth grinding is temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). This problem arises when the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull become painful or uncomfortable to open and close—a clicking or popping sound is often heard with the movement. Left untreated, TMD can result in frequent headaches, neck aches, and in some cases, tooth sensitivity.
If you grind your teeth and feel that you mind benefit from temporomandibular joint treatment in Brookfield, then contact us for an appointment, and we will recommend the optimal TMJ treatment for your situation. TMJ treatment typically consists of muscle relaxants, aspirin, biofeedback, or wearing a small plastic appliance in the mouth during sleep to prevent any further teeth grinding. In sever cases, surgery may be required.
Some simple home remedies may also be substantial enough treatment, but you should still be sure to consult with your dentist before attempting any TMJ treatment, especially if you feel you have suffered some type of bone injury. We are well experienced in TMJ treatment in Brookfield, and can help you find the best solutions for your condition.
For more information on Temporomandibular Joint Treatment TMJ in Brookfield, Wisconsin call Paul G. Culver, D.D.S. (262) 782-1655 today or request an Appointment!