TMJ Dentist

Many people in the St. Charles area suffer from TMJ disorder. The exact cause of TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder is not fully understood. According to Dr. Leuchtmann, some factors are related to an improper bite, injury, arthritis, severe stress, or a combination of factors. Clenching or grinding teeth, a condition called bruxism, may develop from stress or as part of a sleep disorder.

This can tire muscles and create painful spasms, causing even more pain. Repeated muscle problems may affect the joints, resulting in tissue damage, muscle tenderness, and more spasm, perpetuating a cycle of pain.

For more information about how the dedicated staff at Elm Dental Care can help you with TMJ problems, call us at (800) 540-3305 today - we will be happy to help you.

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Elm Dental Care
3820 Elm Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
General Info: (636) 916-4848
Comfortable, Affordable Care

 Call for an appointment:
(636) 916-4848

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