TMJ Disorder

Discover Lasting Relief from Jaw Pain

If smiling, chewing, or yawning brings discomfort, you might be experiencing symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorder.

At Pristine Dental, we specialize in providing effective treatments tailored to alleviate TMJ discomfort and restore your quality of life. Our experienced team will begin with a dental examination to pinpoint the root cause of your symptoms and devise a personalized treatment plan to restore you to a pain-free lifestyle.

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Understanding TMJ Disorder

The temporomandibular joint connects your jaw and skull, enabling important functions like chewing and speaking. However, when this intricate joint stops functioning properly, it leads to TMJ disorders.

Whether triggered by arthritis, injury, genetics, teeth grinding, or clenching, TMJ disorders can manifest as excruciating jaw pain and muscle discomfort, significantly impacting your daily life. If you're experiencing this kind of pain, our expert team can shed light on how best to treat it, using innovative therapies tailored to alleviate your symptoms and restore optimal jaw function.

Embark on your journey toward relief from TMJ discomfort today. Schedule a consultation to discover personalized solutions crafted just for you.

TMJ Symptoms and Treatment

Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

The symptoms of TMJ disorder can range from mild to severe and affect the comfort of your day-to-day life. These symptoms include:

  • Jaw pain or tenderness
  • Trouble opening and closing your mouth
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Clicking, grinding, or popping when chewing

TMJ Treatment

Determining the cause of your TMJ pain or discomfort can help us create a strategy to alleviate your symptoms. Your dentist will recommend proper treatment for you by performing a detailed exam and taking x-rays. Treatments can include:

  • Relaxation techniques
  • Gentle massage and stretching
  • Avoiding hard or sticky foods
  • Botox injections
  • Correcting your bite through orthodontics
  • Medication for inflammation and pain
  • Wearing a nightguard or bite plate to help your jaw joints relax

Visit your trusted dentist

If you’re experiencing the discomfort of TMJ disorder, we want to help.
Visit us for a dental exam and we can help determine the right course of action to alleviate your symptoms.

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Our Location

1 – 1115 Gateway Road
Winnipeg, MB R2G 0A5

You'll find us next to the Co-op gas station and Tim Hortons on Gateway Road. There's plenty of parking out front!

Contact Info

Phone: (431) 317-4444
Fax: (431) 317-4414

Hours of Operation

Monday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday Closed


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