At Kent Street Dental Centre in Centretown, we offer TMJ therapy to help relieve pain in your jaw joint.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) refers to pain in the jaw joint that can be caused by trauma to the jaw area, wear and tear over time, teeth grinding or clenching and more. The pain tends to be concentrated in the jaw joint and can make your bite feel unusual or out of place.
Our friendly team will review your symptoms, habits and lifestyle choices and help you understand how they're resulting in TMJ. In cases where lifestyle is not a major factor, we can recommend appliances such as custom bite-guards (night guards), which can improve the symptoms. We may also refer you to a specialist if we feel it is necessary.
At Kent Street Dental Centre, we may also suggest trigger point injections. This treatment option provides prompt relief of symptoms from myofascial pain syndrome (pain in myofasciial trigger points) and can reduce TMJ pain.
Looking for a dentist in Ottawa? Get in touch with our friendly team at Kent Street Dental today!