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Custom Mouthguards ( Soft/Hard ) – it is a safe and easy way to protect your teeth from excessive grinding, protect your existing dental work and relieve symptoms of bruxism which are headaches and sore jaws.

Do TMJ Mouth Guards Help?

If you have been diagnosed with a TMJ-related disorder or you suffer from pain, irritation or discomfort in your mouth and jaw and you suspect TMJ may be to blame, you may be wondering about treatment options.

TMJ disorder is a condition which afflicts the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which connects the jaw to the lower part of the skull. This condition is often linked to high stress levels and results in migraines and headaches, ringing in the ears, visual disturbances and tooth damage. If left untreated, it won’t get better and in fact, will only  escalate. For this reason, it’s important to address and treat the problem before the pain becomes severe or chronic. In severe cases, surgery is an option used to correct the bite and realign the jaw. Having said that, TMJ surgery can be risky, dangerous and expensive. Most TMJ specialists will suggest trying non-surgical and non-invasive methods first. Included in this are mouth guards. But how can a TMJ mouth guard help relieve your TMJ disorder symptoms?

How Mouthguards can help relieve your TMJ symptoms

TMJ mouth guards, including orthotic devices, night guards or bite splints are categorized as non-invasive plastic devices, relieving pain and discouraging  damaging behaviors while gently repairing a bad bite, over a period of time. There are two main types of mouth guards used for the treatment of TMJ: Night guards and splints.

Night guards are constructed from a pliable and soft plastic, allowing a fit over all or some of your teeth. It’s worn while you sleep to prevent tooth grinding and protecting your teeth from the wear and tear associated from the grinding as well as allowing your jaw to relax. Typical night guards are available in a wide variety of prices, ranging from inexpensive models purchased at any drugstore, to a more tailored and customized model designed to fit your teeth. Custom-fit night guards are far more beneficial in treating TMJ symptoms because they’re more comfortable to wear, encouraging more regular use.

Splint therapy

Rather than just preventing further damage or relieving pain, splint therapy actually corrects the bite. This therapy is an excellent option for patients with advanced cases of TMJ, or those who have problems with their bite but don’t suffer with teeth grinding. The primary difference between splint therapy and night guards is with splint therapy, the guards are worn 24 hours a day, seven days a week, rather than just at night. As with any type of TMJ mouth guard, there are many kinds of splints to choose from including partial splints, full coverage splits, directive splints and permissive splints. Consult with an experienced TMJ dentist to determine which type of TMJ mouth guard will work best for you.

For most sufferers, TMJ mouth guards are an extremely attractive treatment option, requiring no surgery. They provide comfort and relief without medication and may permanently fix the bite.

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