TMJ Dental Treatment in Tijuana
The temporomandibular joint or better known as TMJ disorder is a common condition that can cause pain in different parts of your body, such as your head, neck, and jawbone.
TMJ is the joint that allows the union between the jaw and the skull (temporal bone) is composed of several anatomical structures that allows all mandibular movements.
When this joint is imbalanced or unstable is considered temporomandibular dysfunction. Temporomandibular dysfunction is a public health problem that affects between 5% and 12% of the population, usually between 20 to 40 years of age. It is more frequently found in women than in men in a 2: 1 ratio.
Patients can confuse the symptoms with other diseases.
We recommend to make an appointment with our dentists in Tijuana.
It is vital to have a TMJ diagnosis as soon as possible to prevent fuller damage.
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As the causes of TMJ disorders are many, the symptoms of this disorder are also quite varied and, on some occasions, confused with other health conditions, another point to be emphasized is that since it’s a non-popular disease it’s difficult to diagnose at an early stage, although this type of dysfunction is increasing rapidly among the adult population.
To know whether or not you need to resort to a TMJ treatment, these are some of the most common initiators:
- Facial and muscle pain
- Joint pain (pain at the level of the ear)
- Articular noises (thighs in the jaw)
- Alteration in the mandibular movements (Limitation to opening)
- Headaches, neck or back pain
- Otic symptoms, tinnitus and vertigo (dizziness)
Do you Suffer from Jaw Pain
and TMJ Disorder?
We can help you, have a chat with our team.
TMJ Disorder Treatments
Sometimes people believe that the TMJ symptoms can go away without any treatment or perhaps using at-home remedies.
Some of these persons believe that by chewing soft food, they can reduce the pain in their jaws.
So patients begin to eat more yogurt, soups, and smoothies, among other foods and add some little jaw exercises to rest on the jaw.
The treatment of the first choice consists of the placement of a transparent acrylic device, removable, non-invasive, easy to make, and use that has as main objective to relax the facial muscles and modify the information proprioceptive, as well as establishing a functional artificial occlusion (bite-stable).
Keep in mind that none of these treatments can be the final solution, but perhaps they may heal and reduce the symptoms.
You must also be prepared because surgery is required to fix the problems with the patient’s jaw in some cases.
Don’t be afraid of this; there are rare cases where surgery has been required to relieve this condition’s symptoms.
In some cases, once the patient’s jaw position stabilizes, it is necessary to perform an orthodontic treatment to improve the upper and lower arch’s teeth’ relationship and achieve occlusal and functional stability.
The Cost of a Dental Work in Tijuana
Dental treatments in Tijuana can save you a significant amount of money and time, without risking quality and with a certified dentist. Having our on-site dental laboratory in Tijuana allows us to keep competitive costs and faster deliveries without risking the quality.
We can offer dental services for 50% to 75% less than the average costs in the United States, without considering your insurance coverage. If you happen to have dental insurance in Tijuana, don’t forget to ask if we accept it, your savings can be even higher.
We are located just 10 minutes away from the San Ysidro border, in the heart of Tijuana.
|Dental Treatments||Dental Alvarez|
|Therapeutic Device||$350 dlls|
|Monthly adjustments and consultation||$50 dlls|
|Laser Therapy||$50 dlls|
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