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TMJ treatment can effectively alleviate your pain

Migraines are often an intolerable experience and if you are a victim to their trauma on a frequent and long lasting basis, with symptomatic headaches and tension headaches, you may have a condition known as TMJ syndrome. Other frequent TMJ symptoms experienced in suffers of TMJ syndrome are ear, jaw and facial pain as well as a decreased sense of hearing. Popping or clicking of the neck, jaw and shoulder pain are all common symptoms of TMJ disorder.

Even though TMJ is a widespread disorder many people are unaware that they have TMJ dysfunction and continue enduring the pain without the effective treatment that is available.

There are numerous causes of TMJ pain, majority of cases resulting from a grinding of teeth, an incorrect bite and malocclusion. Malocclusion is when your upper and lower teeth do not close together in the right way and are misaligned, ultimately causing trauma.

Luckily there is a TMJ treatment for headaches caused by TMJ syndrome that will remove the symptoms permanently. The TMJ treatment involves patents having a bite assessment, identifying the ideal bite and achieving the ideal bite with orthotic therapy. Orthotic therapy requires you to wear an unobtrusive oral TMJ splint throughout the day and night.
The TMJ splint is made to copy your natural teeth and will not hinder functionality.

TMJ treatment is an effective headache cure and most people find their symptoms are gone instantaneously. Every person responds differently to orthotic therapy, however the majority will experience an improvement in their TMJ symptoms. To banish those intolerable tension headaches, or more severe migraines caused by TMJ syndrome, it is worth looking into a TMJ treatment and consulting a dental practitioner who may be able to help.