Jaw Joint Diseases and Treatment - Estetik Dental Group

Temporomandibular joint located in front of the ear; the chewing muscles are part of the stomach tognatic system, created by ligaments, head-neck muscles, teeth, cheeks and lips, saliva glands, and the veins/nerves of soft tissues.

This joint connects the lower jaw to the skull. Temporomandibular joint diseases may be caused directly by the joint itself, or by chewing muscles.

Symptoms of Temporomandibular joint disease

Difficulty or pain during any movement, such as opening and closing the mouth, chewing etc.

Tension or pain in the muscles that allow us to open and close the mouth
Pain in the ears, temples and cheeks

Ringing in the ear

Headaches and neck pains

Abnormal sounds from the joint (clicks, crepitations, etc.)

Chin lockdown

Chin displacement

feeling tiredness on jaws

Change in the upper and lower jaw relation, distortion of the closing

Swelling or asymmetry on the face

Temporomandibular joint disease can sometimes be misdiagnosed and treated. Misdiagnosis and treatment do not threaten the patient’s life, but severely lowers the quality of life. Individuals with temporomandibular joint disease are therefore required to have an examination and treatment by those who specialize in the field.

Treatments of Temporomandibular joint disease are applied individually or in combination to splint therapy, therapeutic exercises, manual treatments, physical therapy, behavioral treatments and patient education, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory (NSAI), muscle relaxant, antidepressant, antipsychotic, antipleptic, antiepileptic, drug use, injection practices and surgical treatments.

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