TMJ disorders affect millions of people throughout the United States. That includes many individuals in and around Nashua, NH. Stress can be a contributing factor in this condition, and this has been a stressful year for most of us. Knowing this, we what to share a few reasons you should visit us for your TMJ treatment.
1. You can end your pain
A lot of painful symptoms are associated with TMJ problems. Frequent jaw and facial pain, headaches, and earaches are common. Some people also experience pain when eating, and the soreness associated with this condition also can affect your neck, upper back, and shoulders.
2. You can save your smile
Teeth grinding is one of the biggest factors that cause TMJ disorders. Many people aren’t aware that they do this, which is another reason it’s important to come in for regular checkups. Grinding and clenching can cause significant wear and tear, which can lead to tooth decay, cracks, and gum infections (which can lead to more serious issues). We’ll be watching for signs of grinding during your visits. If we see them, we can help you address the problems.
3. You can count on quality care
Every member of our team wants you to get the personal care you deserve. For teeth grinders, we can design custom-made mouthguards that protect your teeth. Many times these are worn at night. They prevent your teeth from touching. They also help your jaw remain in a more relaxed position, so you can experience less pain in your daily life.
Don’t wait to seek help if you suspect that you may have a TMJ disorder. Call Nashua Family Dentistry at 603-546-7460 or contact us online to schedule your next appointment.