TMJ Treatment with Dr. Braasch
We do not know exactly what causes TMJ in Aurora, CO and the greater Denver, CO area, but factors that have been found to influence TMJ pain is clenching, teeth grinding/bruxism, trauma, and arthritis. Sometimes TMJ pain can go away on its own after the jaw has time to rest and the muscles relax. Dr. Braasch can treat TMJ disorder in a variety of ways, including something as simple as a change in lifestyle habits or taking an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory. Dr. Braasch might suggest an occlusal adjustment to reduce the force on your teeth and jaw.
An occlusal adjustment is a simple procedure of marking the biting surfaces of your teeth and smoothing off any areas that are hitting in an unnatural way when you bring your teeth together. This reduction of force on your teeth and jaw can mean all the difference regarding the pain of TMJ in Aurora, CO and the greater Denver, CO area.
Schedule an appointment with Dr. Braasch if you suffer from TMJ pain.