Doctors for TMJ Disorders in Poovattuparamba, Kochi
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The temporomandibular joint connects your jaws to your skull. There is a joint each on each side of the ear. Any pain or disorder with this joint is referred to as TMJ disorder. The exact cause of a person's TMJ disorder is often difficult to determine. Your pain may be due to a combination of factors, such as genetics, arthritis or jaw injury.
HOW IS TMJ DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
A Dentist/ENT specialist diagnoses TMJ Disorders by performing a complete dental examination, X-rays of the jaw, CT scan of the jaw and MRI of the jaw to examine the structure of the jaw.
HOW IS TMJ DISORDERS TREATED?
In most of the cases, TMJ Disorders can be treated at home with self care practices. However, in a severe case of TMJ Disorders, the doctor prescribes medication and certain therapies to help reduce stress.
DID YOU KNOW?
At home care is important for quick healing. Applying hot and cold compress helps with pain relief.