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04 570 0520



tmj_problems.jpgWhy TMJ-Bruxism?

TMJ ( Tempormandibular joint) Bruxism ( grinding) are caused by a number of issues

1. Clenching or Grinding 
2. Misaligned bite 
3. Blow to the joint 
4. Arthritis 
5. Emotional Stress



What is TMJ-Bruxism?

As stated above the TMJ-Bruxism are closely related and you have pain in the muscles and joint below in front of the ear

TMD Symptoms
1. Headaches
2. Earaches
3. Difficulty opening & closing
4. Clicking and popping
5. Dull, aching pain
6. Sore or painful jaw muscles\

The effect of TMJ-Bruxism can cause a lot of distress in normal everyday life for people.There are different way in dealing with and resolving the issues depending on what is causing the problem



How to resolve TMJ and Bruxism problems.

We work with you to make sure your TMJ and Bruxism problems are resolved in the minimal amount of time as the problem can have a large impact on your daily life. The first step is to contact us for an obligation fee chat. We'll run through your TMJ  Bruxism requirements with you. From there we will

  • Arrange a consultation appointment with one of our dentists that has an interest in that field.
  • Run the diagnostic and examinations appropriate to find out the cause.
  • Give and estimate of costs to fix your TMJ or Bruxism problems.
  • Refer you to the appropriate specialist if required.
  • Give you home maintenance and systems of management to help resolve the issues.
  • Follow up on your appointments to make sure that the issue remains resolved.


Why Us? / What you can expect

When you're looking for a solution to your TMJ or Bruxism problems, we've got over 25 years of experience in the field which will give you piece of mind. We have the ability to run the correct diagnostics to narrow down issues so that your TMJ or Bruxism problem can be understood easily and the right solution applied in its correction


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If you're interested in getting your TMJ or Bruxism issues sorted, we'd love to hear from you. For an obligation free chat, simply give us a call on 801-6228 ( Wgtn) / 570-0520 ( Lower Hutt) or fill out the form below and we'll be in touch fast.