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TMJ Treatment - Salt Lake City, UT

End Jaw Pain With TMJ Treatment

Although TMJ issues and teeth grinding create major dental problems and other health issues, we provide fast and effective TMJ treatment to stop them all. At our Salt Lake City, UT dentist office, Dr. Gleave will:

Get an Oral Appliance to Stop TMJ Pain

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Dr. Gleave will create a customized oral appliance for you to wear and rectify your jaw problems. The comfortable plastic retainer will be worn over your lower teeth to improve your bite. After we find the most comfortable bite position, we can permanently alter your bite with several different treatments, relieving your pain once and for all.

You’ll also save time and money on any restorative treatments you may eventually require due to teeth grinding, which leaves your teeth vulnerable to damage as the enamel is worn down.

Dr. Gleave on Treating TMJ Disorders

Determine Your TMJ Causes

Before making an appliance for you, Dr. Gleave will examine your mouth to determine what is causing your problems. Possible TMJ causes include:

Any of these can cause stress on your jaw, leading to TMJ pain. TMJ is a short term for your temporomandibular joint. This joint connects your jaw to your skull, and it can cause daily discomfort if affected.

Contact Dr. Rod Gleave today at (801) 251-7868 for TMJ treatment. We welcome patients from throughout Salt Lake County, including Murray, UT, and Park City, UT.

Don’t Ignore Sleep Apnea Symptoms

The soft tissue in the back of your mouth can collapse while you sleep, blocking your airway and making it difficult to receive oxygen. The unpleasant symptoms can include:

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Research has also linked sleep apnea to heart failure and strokes, among other health problems. Call Rod Gleave, DMD in Salt Lake City, UT right away at (801) 251-7868  if you suspect you may have apnea. With our sleep apnea treatment, you’ll sleep well and feel better during your day.

Why Wait?