The temporomandibular is the joint that connects the upper and lower jaw. The term TMD stands for temporomandibular joint dysfunction. This joint is amazing. It is capable of moving backward and forward, rotating and side to side movements. TMdD is a physical complication which creates many problems and issues within this joint. Some of the symptoms of TMD:
Hormones, autoimmune diseases, clenching or grinding of the teeth, trauma, and genetics are some of the causes of this disease. Dr. Linty specializes treatment of TMD through evaluation and diagnosis, she can guide you through some of the potential treatments.
Night guards, bite adjustments and bite guards are just some of the potential treatments. If you experience any TMD problems or symptoms, and if you live around Centerville or Dayton, please make sure you contact our office today. Dr. Linty will be happy to evaluate your situation and offer the best treatment possible.