At Trillium Dental, we offer TMJ treatments for patients who are suffering from a popping or misaligned jaw. The temporomandibular joint is critical for jaw movement, and many people have pain in this area as a result of teeth grinding, teeth clenching, or various facial injuries. In our TMJ blog, you’ll learn the causes and symptoms of TMJ disorders, as well as how neuromuscular dentistry works and when you need it. We’ve also provided information about TMJ disorder, including diagnosis and treatment options. If you are experiencing jaw pain or a popping jaw and are concerned that you might have TMJ dysfunction, contact us today to book an appointment.

  1. Is TMJ Treatment Right For Me?

    Many people suffer from a condition called TMJ disorder, which causes popping, stiffness, and/or pain in one or both of the temporomandibular joints. TMJ disorder, or TMD, can be a real nuisance, making it difficult to open and close your mouth, speak, and chew. If you are experiencing jaw pain or h…Read More

  2. Consequences Of Lip Biting And Other Nervous Habits

    Lots of people have nervous habits, such as lip biting, cheek chewing, nail biting, and pencil chewing. Though they may seem harmless, these habits can be detrimental to your oral health, leading to issues with your bite (occlusion) and/or the temporomandibular joints on either side of your jaw. At …Read More

  3. What You Should Know About TMJ Disorder

    TMJ dysfunction (also known as TMJ disorder, TMJD, or TMD) is a common problem that many people face, causing them to seek TMJ treatment at their local dental clinic or doctor’s office. Despite the prevalence of TMJ disorder, there are no standard medications or remedies for this condition, which …Read More

  4. Causes And Symptoms Of TMJ Dysfunction

    Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, also known as TMJ disorder, is a very common condition involving persistent jaw pain and restricted movement of the muscles surrounding the jawbone. At Trillium Dental in Ottawa, we commonly treat patients with TMJ disorder and help them realign their jaw to its …Read More

  5. Neuromuscular Dentistry: How It Works And When You Need It

    One of the dental services we provide here at Trillium Dental in Ottawa is neuromuscular dentistry, which encompasses a wide range of pain relief treatments for patients who are suffering from a misaligned jaw. Our neuromuscular dentistry procedures involve the correction of misaligned jaws by relax…Read More

  6. What Is Neuromuscular Dentistry?

    If you’ve ever heard a dentist or another medical professional use the term neuromuscular dentistry, you may have wondered what exactly neuromuscular dentistry is. Essentially, neuromuscular dentistry is concerned with treating problems like bruxism and TMJ-dysfunction. In both cases, patients may…Read More

  7. Neuromuscular Help

    When you think about your smile, you’re not likely to think about its connection to the muscles in your face or neck. But if you’re experiencing headaches, cracking in your jaw, or pain in your neck or face, your smile could be at fault. Whether because of an improper bite or TMJ dysfunction—a…Read More