Maple Leaf Dentistry

TMJ Specialist Peterborough

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Neuromuscular dentistry is the therapy of issues of TMJ or temporomandibular joint syndrome which is associated to the functioning amid the upper and lower teeth. The coming together of upper with the lower jaw is categorized as the "bite" or "occlusion" and it is an essential part of the arrangement that also involves the teeth, the jaw joints and the muscles.

This specific framework needs to be properly balanced or else the muscular tissues will get overstimulated and overworked. This can cause various warning signs or concerns to take place including facial pain or neck pain, ringing in the ears, headaches, dizziness, clenching and grinding of the jaw and teeth, sensitivities to cold and hot stimuli, posture issues, insomnia, clicking, and jaw joint pain.

The core purpose of Neuromuscular dentistry is to ensure balance and jaw stability, as well as establishing a superior partnership amid teeth, muscles and jaw joints. When the site becomes balanced many of the warning signs can be relieved and the issues might get better if not disappear permanently.

If you suffer from any of the signs or symptoms of TMJ or if you are considering major dental treatment like dental reconstructions, cosmetic replacements, and orthodontics you might want to consider consulting your dentist about neuromuscular therapy.

Peterborough TMJ Specialist

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Peterborough Dentists

Dr. Cam Crawford, along with his friendly and professional team of hygienists and office support staff are excited to meet with you and your family. Regardless of whether you need a regular cleaning, dental check-up, whitening, crown, fillings or a bridge, Dr. Crawford and his team can offer you the modern dental services you require.

Maple Leaf Dentistry

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Office Address:
291 Reid Street
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 3R2