TREATMENT SERVICE

MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

Jaw joint disorders; They are complicated disorders involving masticatory muscles, TMJ and adjacent tissues, showing symptoms in the form of pain, limitation of jaw movements, coordination and joint sounds.

Tightening of teeth is one of the most important factors that cause these disorders and it is the emergence of stress accumulated throughout the day during sleep. The person closes their jaws tightly or moves their teeth by sliding them over each other. This habit causes the teeth to be worn or broken, the gums to recede and hot-cold sensitivity, head, neck, ear and back pain, limitation or not opening the mouth at all, sensitivity to touching or pain in the joint area, and noise from the joints while eating.

Treatment; Transparent plaques of various thicknesses are prepared, usually by measuring the teeth, suitable for the teeth, depending on the level of the problem. A soft diet is recommended, moist heat is applied. Pain reliever and muscle relaxant medication is applied. Apart from these treatments, invasive treatment methods can be applied according to the type and level of the disorder. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons determine the treatment procedures.