The jaw joint know as Temporo-Mandibular joint is unique as one bone is fixed and other is free to move in all the three dimensions. It is one the important part of chewing system along with teeth, muscles and adjacent structures.
Imbalance among these structure leads to pain and clicking sound in the joint.
Proper Diagnosis and treatment planning is required to solve issues related to jaw joint.
Depending on the severity of the problems, different solution are provided in order to relieve painful state.
- Anterior Deprogrammer
- Full coverage permissive splints
- Full Coverage Directive splints
Once the painful symptoms are under control and jaw remain in healthy state, definitive therapy in the form of replacement of the teeth, increasing the height of the teeth and correcting teeth form by utilizing jacket crown and bridges are adviced