Jaw joint disorders can cause difficulties and pain in daily activities such as speaking and eating.
The treatment of these disorders caused by situations such as teeth clenching, grinding or stress differs depending on the patient’s condition.
In the treatment of jaw joint disorders, it is aimed to restore jaw functions to the patient with a painless practice. With the botox procedure, teeth clenching and teeth grinding treatment is performed in our clinic.
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Treatment of jaw joint disorders varies according to the cause and severity of the disease. Usually, when the causes of the discomfort are eliminated, the complaints begin to decrease.
Eating small and soft foods by avoiding large and hard bites that will cause the mouth to open too much can be beneficial in relieving the discomfort.
Medications to relieve pain and relieve the contraction of the jaw muscles may be recommended by the dentist.
Hot or cold applications to the joint area or mouth opening and closing exercises recommended by the dentist can relieve the discomfort.
Low rates of electric current are used to relax the jaw joint and facial muscles.
Painkillers or anesthetic injections applied to the facial muscles can relieve the discomfort.
Diseased tissue is cleaned. This procedure requires general anesthesia.
Open joint surgery is performed if there are tumoral structures around the joint or if there are conditions such as fractures or injuries.
The treatment is carried out through the apartments attached to the lower jaw or upper jaw. Splints ensure correct movement of the jaw. It ensures the correct movement of the lower jaw, relieving discomfort and pain.