For many people, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) can lead to long-term discomfort and pain, leaving them afraid to see a dentist. However, the best treatment for TMD begins with a visit to a dentist in Alberta with experience providing neuromuscular treatment. TMD can cause a wide range of symptoms including:
Dentist Serving Calgary, Cochrane, Airdrie and Nearby Areas of Alberta
Dentists do more than simply clean teeth and check for cavities. Though these are both cornerstones of our general dentistry services in Calgary, a dentist can also help you find relief from pain, improve the health and function of your body and even identify potentially life-threatening health risks.
The gums are just as important to oral health as the teeth. The pink soft tissue covers tooth roots and helps support and protect the teeth. If you suffer from periodontal disease, dentist in Calgary Dr. Gordon Chee provides several forms of gum therapy. He can also offer guided recommendations to help you care for your gums.
Just like healthy teeth, the best type of gum treatment is preventative care. This includes:
Severe, chronic headaches sometimes described as migraines may actually be a symptom of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ or TMD), a common condition that is often related to jaw alignment problems, bite conditions or other dental issues.