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TMD in Concord and Davidson, NC

TMD, or temporomandibular disorder, is a condition that affects the jaw. The jaw joint, also known as the temporomandibular joint or TMJ, moves in almost every function of the mouth, including speaking, chewing and swallowing. When it becomes painful to move this joint, it can be an indicator of more serious issues, including TMD.

In Concord and Davidson, Zammitti & Gidaly Orthodontics offers TMJ treatments, such as night guards, to reduce the negative effects of TMD and return the functioning of your mouth back to normal. If you have been suffering from any of the following for any extended period of time, our team of trained professionals can help you determine if you are suffering from TMD:

  • Neck Aches
  • Ringing & Pain in Ears
  • Limited Opening of Mouth
  • Frequent Headaches
  • Jaw Pain & Locked Jaw
  • Muscle Spasms Near Jaw
  • Swelling of the Face
  • Noise When Jaw Moves
  • Misalignment of Upper & Lower Jaw
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Concord and Davidson NC: TMJ Treatments

Zammitti & Gidaly Orthodontics offers those suffering with TMD in Concord and Davidson effective TMJ treatments. Depending on the severity of your TMD, as well as the extent of your symptoms, we can help develop a treatment plan that significantly improves your lifestyle over the course of time. Some of the TMJ treatments we offer include:

  • Medications 
  • Physical Therapies  
  • Stretching     
  • Bite Guards   
  • Night Guards

Effects of Teeth Grinding - Concord NC - Davidson NC - Huntersville NC - Charlotte NC

Teeth grinding is one of the leading causes of TMD. Many people don't realize how frequently and intensely they perform this action throughout the night, however, residual jaw and head pain can be indicators of this teeth grinding. Concord and Davidson orthodontic practice Zammitti & Gidaly Orthodontics has found that teeth grinding can lead to a number of serious issues, which can all be prevented using custom night guards. Some of the issues that teeth grinding causes include:

  • Chips in Teeth
  • Cracks in Teeth
  • TMD
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Surface Wear
  • Headaches
  • Loosening Teeth
  • Increased Sensitivity
  • Dulling of Biting Surfaces

If you believe you are suffering from TMD, don't hesitate to get the help you need. Contact us to learn about the different TMJ treatments in Concord and Davidson we offer! Zammitti & Gidaly Orthodontics serves the residents of Concord, Huntersville, Charlotte, Kannapolis, Davidson, Cornelius, China Grove, Salisbury, Mooresville and Harrisburg, North Carolina.