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Bullard Beauty: How TMJ Treatment Can Enhance Your Quality of Life

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a complex joint that enables movement and noise in the jaw. When this joint becomes damaged, the result can be significant pain and impairment of normal function. TMJ disorder (TMD) is a condition that can affect everyday life, from eating to talking to smiling. Bullard Beauty in Savannah, Georgia provides expert treatment of TMD to help patients live pain-free with improved comfort and quality of life.

Symptoms of TMD

TMD can manifest in various, unexpected ways that may be hard to trace back to a jaw disorder. Jaw pain, clicking or popping in the joint, limited jaw movement, headaches, and earaches can all be symptoms of TMD. Many people experience muscle soreness, pain that ranges from dull aches to sharp, localized pain, and even potential of having the jaw joint lock up and become painful to move. An important thing to note is that most TMD sufferers will experience debilitating pain and a decrease in their quality of life.

Treatment of TMD at Bullard Beauty

Bullard Beauty provides cutting edge treatments that go beyond traditional methods, with an expertly trained team of doctors, chiropractors, and dentists. They specialize in identifying and diagnosing TMD, and developing customized treatment plans to cater to the specific needs of each patient.

Dental treatments may be a part of TMD therapy, including reshaping teeth, adjusting bite, and providing patients with a custom night guard to help reduce the consequences of grinding and clenching. Furthermore, chiropractic treatments may be employed to adjust the misalignment of the muscles and joints of the affected area. Physical therapy can also be recommended to help with muscle strength and flexibility.

Improved Quality of Life

Improvement in TMD symptoms can lead to a dramatic increase in a patient’s everyday comfort. In addition to relieving TMD symptoms, increased comfort means a patient can go through there day with reduced or no pain, and even sleep more soundly. Furthermore, patients may experience an increase ability to chew and swallow, improved communication, a decrease in anxiety and depression, and an overall improved quality of life.

Conclusion

When the temporomandibular joint becomes damaged the pain and impairment of everyday function can be severe. Bullard Beauty offers advanced treatment options including dental, chiropractic and physical therapies to help alleviate TMD symptoms. Less pain means improved everyday comfort, a greater ability to complete everyday tasks, and an overall better quality of life.