29. January 2018
There is common misconception that Orthodontics and TMJ disorders have a strong relation; in most cases, there is a mere coincidence.
24. January 2018
Children from age 5 to 18 can suffer from benign symptoms of TMJ disorders but can also suffer from debilitating symptoms. Depending on the underlying issue, treatment could be simple strategy like soft diet for a few days to much more complex surgery. Consultation with pediatric dentist or an orofacial pain specialist is indicated if the jaw pain is constant, jaw locking occurs frequently, or if jaw discomfort interrupts day to day function, eating or sleep.