Dental hygiene begins at home with proper brushing and flossing, but good dental hygiene also requires regular dental visits. Dental Arts of Hoboken offers dental hygiene treatment in Hoboken, New Jersey. They also provide treatment for TMJ disorders in Hoboken, New Jersey. TMJ disorders, or “TMJ Syndrome” as it is sometimes called, affect of the temporo- mandibular joint. Disorders of the jaw joint and chewing muscles and how people respond to them vary widely. There is no widely accepted, standard test now available to correctly diagnose TMJ disorders. Because the exact causes and symptoms are not clear, identifying these disorders can be difficult and confusing. The joint is one of the most frequently used joints in the body, and is used when talking, chewing, biting, yawning, or performing any action that requires the mouth to open or close. This joint which is located near the ear, is the point where the lower and upper jaw meet.
TMJ disorders can cause a multitude of symptoms, including headaches, facial pain, ear pain, tinnitus, stiffness, dizziness, clicking or popping sounds, problems with bite, limited opening of the mouth and even a locked jaw. There are a number of different treatment options for TMJ disorders, and the type of treatment option that is most effective will depend in part on the cause of the problem, how long it has been going on, how severe it is, etc.
Some of the TMJ hoboken dentists treatment options which they offer include corrective dental therapies to properly align the teeth and include orthodontics, adjustments of crowns or bridges, or even referral for surgery if the problem is severe. Hoboken dentists help patients determine other effective courses of TMJ treatment, including physical therapy, stress management and medications. You can call them and speak with the dentists for your conditions and ask for an appointment soon.