If jaw pain becomes a consistent part of your daily life, you should tell your dentist about the issue. Our Astoria, NY dentist’s office can work with you to determine if you need to do something about TMJ disorder, a problem with poor alignment that can lead to pain and sensitivity issues as well as concerns like teeth grinding. With a custom oral appliance, we can reduce the tension and problems with poor joint alignment to bring welcome relief. We can also work on restoring your oral health by addressing dental problems that may stop you from maintaining a comfortable bite movement.
How Often Is Jaw Pain An Issue For You?
If you frequently experience pain or stiffness in your jaw and face, or if you have a difficult time biting and chewing food without some form of discomfort, TMJ disorder may be the reason. Many people develop problems with poor jaw joint alignment, and develop problems due to unresolved stress on their joints and muscles. Over time, you can have a more difficult time with pain and sensitivity because of habitual teeth grinding.
Using A Custom Oral Splint To Ease Tension On Your Jaw Joints And Muscles
With a custom splint, we can help you return your jaw to a more comfortable resting position and reduce tension on your joints and muscles. Wearing it will be carefully designed so that it keeps your jaw in a comfortable position, which can ease the stress caused by uneven movements. We can provide additional support by working with you on stress reduction, as well as other lifestyle changes that can help you reduce pain.
Are Dental Problems Stopping You From Maintaining A Comfortable Bite?
Sometimes, people develop problems with their bite movement because they do not feel comfortable putting pressure on a certain tooth, or even on several teeth. Through the appropriate restorative dental work, we can improve your dental function so that you no longer struggle with pain and poor alignment. Dental crowns can provide protection for vulnerable teeth, and they can absorb the pressure you need to apply to bite and chew through foods. If you need work done on your front teeth, we can discuss treatment with ceramic or zirconia crowns t preserve your appearance.
Talk To Your Astoria, NY Dentist About Your Jaw Pain
Our practice is ready to work with you on determining the reason for your jaw pain, and so that we can help you put a stop to it! In addition to working with individuals who struggle with TMJ disorder, we can provide dental services that improve your smile and quality of life. If you would like to find out more, contact your Astoria, NY, dentist, Dr. Leibowitz, by calling 718-728-8320.