Joint Disorders
Joint Disorders


Joint disorders in the jaw may be caused by more than one reason. Joint disorders are seen in the joint where the jawbone joins (the point connecting the upper jaw to the lower jaw) and soft tissues. These disorders, which can be evident with small clicks from the jawbone, can reach serious points that will cause the locking of the jaw.


Joint disorders occur as a result of improper treatment, accident, or stress, as well as joint posture disorders that lead to simple but serious consequences such as lying prone or hunched over. It is not possible for joint disorders in the jaw to disappear spontaneously as long as one waits, and may lead to more serious consequences over time. As with any disease, early diagnosis and treatment are very important in joint disorders. The success rate is much higher in early diagnosis and treatments.


Joint disorders can be understood via reasons such as jaw locking, stuck, noise in the jaw while eating, various pains, and limitation in opening up the mouth. Apart from that, improper coating or fillings, and reasons such as an open mouth for a long time can be cited as reasons for joint disorders.


In stressful situations, the jaw muscles are burdened because the jaw muscles are contracted more than necessary. People who grind and clench their teeth in their sleep are also in the same class. In order not to experience joint disorders caused by these and similar reasons, you should definitely consult your physician. Joint disorders can be easily treated according to the person and his ailment.


Hard Plate Application


Especially for people who clench their teeth due to stress, hard plaque application is recommended as a treatment method. In the hard plate application, the individual's tooth measurements are taken and the mold suitable for the mouth and tooth structure is removed. Specially prepared hard plates are the solution to the complaints of the person. When the prepared plates lose their ability within a certain time, they must be renewed at certain intervals. The application of the hard plate easily takes the lead in reducing the stress level of the person and the jaw disorders that will be caused by stress. Hard plate application is also used in wireless orthodontic treatment methods.


Soft Plate Application


Soft plate application is a preferred treatment method according to the jaw and tooth structure of the person, just like the hard plate application. People who have ailments such as tooth grinding and clenching due to various reasons are faced with joint ailments, erosion or even fracture of the teeth, cold and hot sensitivity caused by abrasion. Soft plate application is a very simple and very effective application used in the treatment process of such disorders.


Soft plates are the plates that you can use at every stage of the day. It does not affect your smile and therefore your social life. You can easily take it off while eating and washing your teeth and wear it afterward.


Botox Application


Bruxism is known as teeth grinding in daily life. People with teeth grinding can continue without noticing it not only in their sleep but also in their daily lives. People with chronic teeth grinding can develop headaches, earache, facial pain, and even migraine over time. Like plate treatment, botox treatment is a type of treatment that is a solution to grinding.


Botox application is the direct intervention of the masseter muscle, which is the largest muscle that moves the jaw. After the intervention, the masseter muscle is weakened at a sufficient rate. In this way, involuntary teeth grinding is prevented. You can contact our physicians for more detailed information and treatment support about the treatment methods of these types of disorders, including Botox Application.

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