How do I know if I need to seek neuromuscular dentistry treatment for my TMJ disorder?
If you have any of the symptoms commonly associated with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD / TMJ), it can be very beneficial to receive an evaluation from Calgary dentists Dr. Sahra Kanji. Dr. Kanji utilizes their extensive knowledge of neuromuscular dentistry principles to identify minor jaw joint problems before they become major. They can then devise an appropriate treatment course to help alleviate your pain and eliminate many of the symptoms associated with your TMJ disorder.
Is TMJ disorder curable?
Absolutely. TMJ is a physical condition where the components of the jaw are not properly aligned. While there may be a variety of causes for your condition, all TMJ sufferers have one thing in common – an imbalanced bite. Dr. Kanji work to restore balance to your bite and eliminate your symptoms by using one or more treatments to achieve the optimal resting position for your jaw.
Will I need surgery to treat my TMD?
The principles of neuromuscular dentistry offer a variety of treatment options to correct TMJ disorder. Surgery is sometimes recommended as a permanent solution to TMD, but only in rare cases. Most of our patients are able to find relief for their condition using more conservative treatments such as oral appliances, TENS electrical stimulation, and other jaw retraining solutions.
How qualified are Dr. Kanji to help relieve my TMJ disorder symptoms?
Dr. Sahra Kanji have undergone extensive post-graduate training in the field of neuromuscular dentistry. As part of their general dentistry practice, they regularly help many patients suffering from TMJ disorder, and they have the skills and experience to help you find relief from your painful symptoms. At your initial consultation, Dr. Sahra Kanji can provide you with additional details regarding his background and training.
How much does my TMJ treatment cost?
Before you undergo a full exam, we will go over the specific prices for the K7 jaw tracking analysis and other testing procedures. We can also give you an idea of the treatment prices so you have a clear understanding of what your TMJ disorder treatment may cost. However, it is impossible to provide you with an accurate cost estimate until Dr. Kanji has evaluated your condition, since your recommended neuromuscular treatment will depend on the unique circumstances surrounding your TMJ.