At Sa Pobla Mallorca Temporomandibular dysfunction also called TMD Syndrome, it is a disfunction of the Tempromandibular joint, Tempromandibular Disfunction (TMD) that causes aches, joint sounds and difficulty in carrying out routine activities such as talking or chewing and can be accompanied by a dislocation or subluxation of the joint.
The amount and variety of movements carried out by the Temporomandibular joint (opening and closing, shifting and lateralization of the mandible among others) make it a very complex joint and therefore the Temporomandibular dysfunction at Sa Pobla Mallorca can have several causes. All the movements it performs are made possibe thanks to a meniscus and a joint capsule with internal and external ligaments that give it stability and permit the movements. The inflammation or displacement of this meniscus causes the (TMD) Syndrome.
Among the many causes of Temporomandibular dysfunction, the most common are: stress, a bad bite or bad posture. The stress, lack of sleep or a poor diet may worsen the symptoms of the Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD). Other possible causes of symptoms related to TMD are among other things: Arthritis, fractures, dislocations and congenital structural problems.
The main symptoms associated with Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) are: Difficulty/pain while chewing or biting, click or snap when opening and closing the mouth, head or ear pain and blockage or difficulty in moving the jaw.
There are various options available for treating the Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction and it will depend on the characteristics of each case, always choosing the most appropriate for the patient.
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