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Treating TMJ Disorder in Bristol

TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Disorder is the term that is used to cover a range of conditions that relate to pain in the jaw muscles. At Stoke Lane Dentistry, our dentists understand the anatomy and mechanics of the jaw muscles and are able to diagnose the root cause of the problem and advise accordingly. With the correct treatment these issues can be resolved, freeing you from pain and bringing back full functionality to your jaw.

Treating TMJ Disorder in Bristol

TMJ Disorder Treatment

What are the benefits of TMJ Disorder Assessment?

  • Thorough assessment and diagnosis
  • Experienced dentists with in-depth knowledge of the jaw muscles
  • Advice on managing symptoms
  • Dietary guidance

Call 0117 989 8600 or use our online form and book your dental appointment where you can speak to our friendly dental team about how we can help with jaw related problems.

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Getting to the bottom of painful jaw conditions

Approximately one in ten people in the United Kingdom experience problems related to the jaw joint at some point in their lives. The most common symptom is pain, either in the jaw itself or in and around the cheek, ear, neck and shoulder areas. Other indications include restricted movement of the jaw, a grating/ popping sound when talking or eating, and migraine headaches.

We are able to assess and diagnose your condition. Your dentist will carefully examine your jaw, mouth, head and neck and ask you about your symptoms and medical history. This information will allow us to determine the cause of the issue and to advise on the appropriate treatment. In some cases surgery may be required, in which case we will refer you to a specialist.

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