TMJ stands for TemporomandibularJoint, these are the joints which connect the lower jawbone to the skull. Located at the sides of the head near each ear, these joints play an essential role in eating, speaking, and making facial expressions. In fact, the temporomandibular joint ( TMJ) is one of the most frequently used and complex joints in the entire body.
There are many causes of jaw joint pains including clenching and grinding, misaligned bite, arthritis, dislocation and cartilage wear.
At Chartwell - Rototuna DentalCentres, we are able to offer you a range of treatments to reduce your discomfort, including: jaw exercises, splints and Dysport... so contact us and let’s find a solution together.