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If you are experiencing pain or difficulties related to your jaw, it may be a result of your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Because symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) can be mild at first, many Calgary patients tend to overlook TMJ/TMD as a potential source of the problem until the pain becomes progressively worse over time.
This is why it is important to seek a professional evaluation if you suspect you may be suffering from TMD.
Some of the most common symptoms include:
- Having a sore jaw area or a jaw joint that pops or clicks
- Suffering from frequent chronic headaches or migraines
- Tooth grinding
- Experiencing difficulty or pain while chewing
Though these symptoms are not always indicative of TMD, left undiagnosed and untreated, they can worsen over time to cause serious and even debilitating pain. This is why Dr. Silver uses a range of tools to evaluate and diagnose TMD.
If your symptoms are the result of neuromuscular TMJ issues, Dr. Silver can provide several TMD treatment options. These options can not only help alleviate the painful symptoms associated with disorder, but they also aim to correct the issues that are causing the symptoms in the first place.
To learn more about TMD or to schedule a consultation in Calgary, Alberta, contact Southcentre Dental Clinic today.
Dr. Silver graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Silver believes in treating the whole patient and has a special interest in helping patients with TMJ pain and sleep Apnea.