What Can I Do About My TMJ?

May 17, 2023

If any of these symptoms sound familiar, you may have some experience with temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMJ. The list of TMJ symptoms can vary widely in range and severity. Self-Care TreatmentsIf your TMJ symptoms are mild and/or intermittent, it may be possible to self-manage your treatment. These treatments include:orthodonticscrown and bridge workocclusal adjustment (grinding down teeth)orthoticssurgical proceduresartificial implantsTo learn more about TMJ, check out this brochure on TMJ disorders from the National Institutes of Health. Sources:National Institutes of Health: TMJ DisordersDynamic Chiropractic: Evaluating the TMJ: Imaging and Diagnostic ConsiderationsHealthline: How to Find Relief with TMJ MassageInternational Journal of Dentistry: Prevalence of TMJ Disorders among the Patients Attending the Dental Clinic of Ajman University of Science and Technology–Fujairah Campus, UAEColgate: Can a Chiropractor Alleviate TMD Symptoms?

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