Temporomandibular Joint – TMJ

The jaw joint is indispensable for various actions, such as chewing, swallowing, talking, and yawning. However, when there is something wrong with this structure, our quality of life is impaired. Temporomandibular dysfunction is a change in the joint that connects the jaw to the Skull bone.

TMJ disorder has many symptoms, including severe headaches, tinnitus and ear pain, jaw stuck or out of place in this region, flaccid muscles, and pain while yawning are just some of the many symptoms that are frequent with TMJ, This dysfunction may be related to very common habits such as biting foreign objects, nail biting, chewing gum and teeth grinding.

There are numerous treatments that help significantly decrease the symptoms. However, cases are specific and need to be evaluated with caution.

To reserve an appointment, or if you have any questions about your anticipated treatment or Costa Rica please contact our International Patient Coordinator at clinic@davincisdentalcare.com