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TMJ / TMD Therapy in Covington , WA

We Treat Your Jaw Pain at the Source

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction, is a disorder where you face trouble moving the small, complex joint that allows your lower jaw to move in all directions. Due to TMJ, you may struggle during daily activities such as talking, chewing and yawning.

Dr. Baptista Kwok gives you expert care for TMJ-TMD therapy in Covington , WA .

Why Choose Covington Complete Dentistry for TMJ / TMD Therapy?

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Diagnosis & Treatment of TMJ disorder

TMJ disorders are often the result of trauma, overuse, and para-function (non-useful or unnecessary jaw movements) like clenching, grinding, and sleep disorders including sleep apnea. TMJ disorders can also be caused due to clenching your teeth together for a long time. If left untreated this disorder can have a detrimental impact on your daily life and will only worsen. It is important to seek professional health advice if you are experiencing these symptoms. Our Covington dentists can help you get jaw pain relief and fully understand the impact of TMJ.

Equilibrations / Occlusal Adjustments

Dr. Kwok provides Occlusal adjustments and treatment that involves adjusting your bite. The goal of these adjustments is to create a better alignment between the top and bottom teeth, which improves your TMJ and related headches.Occlusal splints can be used to treat a number of conditions, including Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), teeth grinding (bruxism), and misaligned teeth.

Occlusal Splints

In case of serous TMJ-TMD disorder, you may need occlusal splints or oral bone grafting. This involves oral surgery. Dr. Kwok creates that Occlusal splints are custom-fabricated to fit over the occlusal and incisal surfaces of the teeth. Dr. Baptista Kwok takes care to understand your oral discomfort and is able to help you feel at ease during your visits to Covington Complete Dentistry .

Our Occlusal splints work through repositioning and holding the jaw in position, you are able to prevent TMJ-TMD further aggravating and gives you immediate resolution.
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