Dr. Peter Cameron

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): TMJ and Bruxism

How can we help you?

When it comes to the oral health of you and your family, you probably have many questions. We welcome them because we love providing guidance about good dental health.

There are some questions we here frequently, and we have included some of them here. But if you have a question that is not answered here, feel free to contact us. You can call our practice for an immediate answer.

TMJ and Bruxism

Sleeping Couple | Teeth Grinding CharlestownWhile teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is very common among adults, it can cause serious damage to your teeth and jaw joints. If you wake up with sore muscles or you have noticed that you clench or grind your teeth, we can make a night guard to protect your teeth while you sleep.

TMJ Jaw Clenching Treatment

TMJ symptoms can come and go or remain constant. It depends on the patient. Some of the common symptoms include:Woman with jaw pain | TMJ Therapy Charlestown NSW

  • Clicking, popping, or locking of your jaws
  • Jaw pain
  • Teeth that do not come together correctly
  • Headaches, backaches, or shoulder pain
  • Tinnitus

TMJ Treatment in Charlestown

If you experience any of these symptoms, contact our office for an evaluation!

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Disclaimer: The information throughout this site is not intended to be taken as medical advice.
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Please feel free to contact on (02) 4942 1633 .