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TMJ stands for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. The temporomandibular joint connects the jawbone to the skull. As you can imagine, dysfunction in this joint can cause lots of pain and discomfort. 

Don’t settle for compromised movement of your jaw and pain in the surrounding tissue. Give us a call at Platinum Dental Care West Jordan and see how we can help you today!

How do you treat TMJ?

Relaxation techniques can be a simple, yet effective way to treat TMJ. Your dentist might recommend a mouth guard to keep your teeth and jaw from grinding. Perhaps the most common treatment is anti-inflammatory medication to help lower the amount of pressure on the joints in your mouth. 

What are common symptoms of

TMJ?

  • Persistent jaw pain
  • Lock jaw
  • Difficulty or pain chewing 
  • Pain near and around your ear
  • Facial aches and pain

TMJ can affect all ages in any life stage. Stop by Platinum Dental next to Wells Fargo Bank and protect your mouth and jaw today!

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