TMJ = Nightguard

TMJ = Nightguard

1st visit

Temporomandibular joint is most used joint in our body, troubles with it can appreciably deteriorate quality of your life. Number one stress induced disorder is teeth grinding. Stress has great role in this, that’s why your lifestyle can have great impact on your grinding. Thorough examination of your jaw and surrounding muscles as well as inside of your mouth is a must. Any pain, noise, tenderness or any chewing problems will be carefully noted. Nightguard is great solution for grinding. It relaxes your muscles and allows you to deplete it instead of your teeth. Making of nightguard is very simple, it takes only 2 visits. First visit is reserved for taking impressions, it’s a 3 minutes procedure. Until nightguard arrives you will be advised for some gentle jaw stretching and relaxing exercises.

2nd visit

During second visit, nightguard is prepared and waiting for you. It fits perfectly because it’s made to measure. Instructions for use are very simple, in most cases you are advised to wear it while you sleep, but it can be worn during the day, when you are feeling stressed.