Orthopedics of the jaw
This are is really rarely work field of dental clinics but is one of our main focuses, due to the fact that studies indicate that it is very common (70 % of the population have this dysfunction). This disorder causes general and local symptoms.
The common general symptoms include – headaches (which are commonly mistaken with migraine), neck pain and numbness, pain in the spine, cold feet, insomnia, dizziness and general weakness, a feeling of tiredness etc. A child in the growth and development phase with this problem can have scoliosis and kyphosis.
The local symptoms are related to the jaw itself: jumps, jams, toothache, ringing in the ears, frequent infections in the ears etc. So, people often do not know that they have this problem and try to find the solution in other branches of medicine, not understanding why they still have symptoms.We use the most advanced treatments for treating the conditions related to the jaw joint such as exercises for the joint, splint therapy used at night, aqualizer, reconstruction of the joint – which can be orthodontic and prosthetic. With these kinds of treatments the jaw joint that is the cause of other health problems can be solved forever.
Temporomandibular joint disease and treatment process
The causes that impair the function of the temporomandibular joint are numerous, with the exception of some rare cases when the cause of the disease is related to serious bodily diseases, ie tumors, infections, inflammatory diseases of the musculoskeletal system, etc.Read more..