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The temporomandibular joint or TMJ is the one where the lower jaw meets the upper jaw near the temporal bone. The misalignment of this joint give rise to several issues that are not diagnosed properly, let alone treated. People having this misalignment are said to suffer from jaw clicking, facial pain, earaches, headaches, locking of the jaw and what not.

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how can orthodontics help get rid of tmj disorder

How Can Orthodontics Help Get Rid Of TMJ

Disorder?

The temporomandibular joint or TMJ is the one where the lower jaw meets the upper jaw near the

temporal bone. The misalignment of this joint give rise to several issues that are not diagnosed

properly, let alone treated. People having this misalignment are said to suffer from jaw clicking,

facial pain, earaches, headaches, locking of the jaw and what not. Sometimes, it becomes

impossible to get on with it. However, in such cases, Orthodontics in Perth has been said to be of

tremendous help. Before we get to that, let us first get an idea about the issue and what causes it.

What Causes A TMJ Disorder?

It is a disorder of the jaw and bites alignment which causes huge pain and irritation at times. As the

mandibular bone is supposed to slide and rotate, a certain motion is provided when chewing food

or speaking. TMJ can be caused by teeth grinding, jaw clenching, a stressful life, anxiety,

age-related issues or arthritis. In fact, women, in the age of having a child, suffer from TMJ

disorder more than men. Magnesium deficiencies, vitamin deficiencies and others have been

attributed to the cause of this widespread dental problem. Also, women who take contraceptives

pretty often are said to suffer from jaw pains.

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