Jaw pain, misalignment, and general discomfort are NOT normal. Even thought it's "always been that way," you CAN change today!
TMJ Disorder Signs and Symptoms
Tight jaw muscles
Clenching or grinding
These symptoms may be treated with temporary devices such as a night guard, OTC guard, a chin strap, Botox, and massage. However, without more long term treatment, you may develop long term consequences such as needing gum grafts for recession chronic pain, arthritis in the joints, root canals & crowns, or broken teeth.
Talk to your dentist to see if myofunctional therapy may be the key to long term healing of TMJ Disorder.
Tongue Tie and Dental Concerns
Tongue tie is a condition where the thin tissue that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth is too short or tight. This can cause crooked teeth when can then lead to gum disease and other dental issues. Click here to read more about tongue tie.