Treatment for Jaw Pain

Updated on Thursday 04th August 2016

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The “temporomandibular joint” (TMJ) acts like a mobile hinge, linking the jawbone to the skull. 

As you know, people have one joint on each side of the jaw. TMJ maladies, a kind of temporomandibular disorder or so-called "TMD", can cause great pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw mobility.

Our dentists in Dubai can offer information and proper treatment plans if you suffer from jaw pain. You can also receive dental implants in Dubai. It is good to kow that our dental clinics in Dubai are properly equipped with high-class technology. 
 

Causes for jaw pain


The exact cause of an individual's TMJ disorder is frequently hard to define. Your discomfort can be a combination of aspects, like genetics, arthritis or jaw damage. Some people who have jaw pain also tend to clench or crush their teeth, although many of them regularly have these kinds of habits and never develop TMJ maladies.

In many situations, the pain and anxiety related to TMJ disorders is temporary and can be calmed with self-managed attention or nonsurgical cures.

Surgery is normally the last option after traditional methods have failed, but some persons with TMJ disorders may benefit from medical treatments.

The Dubai dentists will provide you with suitable treatment plans, and only if it’s necessary they will offer a surgical treatment for your jaw problems.
 

Jaw pain treatments


Anti-inflammatory and pain drugs, like aspirin, acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) can relieve the pain of TMJ condition and the dentist in Dubai can help you with a prescription.

Our dentists in Dubai recommend you to keep away from chewing gum and eating hard candy or tough foods. It is advisable not to open your mouth wide. In this situation, your dentist may show you how to make moderate muscle extending and relaxation exercises.You can also put on warm compresses on the pain surface. 

Mandible movements like opening and closing the jaw from side to side are a home therapy recommended by the dentist in Dubai and you can try them after a warm compress is applied for 20 minutes.

For any other questions or information about treatment for jaw pain, you can contact our dentists in Dubai.

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