Can Braces Cause Neuromuscular Problems?
- Posted on: Oct 14 2011
For example, some wires can cause your teeth to shift backwards, straining your jaw joint. Certain studies have revealed that patients who undergo orthodontic treatment can end up with:
- Jaw problems
To help avoid these problems, be sure to ask your Philadelphia dentist to take transcranial or tomographic x-rays before orthodontic treatment in order to evaluate the correct position of your joints. These x-rays will also act as a blueprint to help establish a harmonious relationship between your teeth, muscles, nerves, and joints.
If you live in Philadelphia, Main Line, or Ardmore, Pennsylvania and think your braces may be casing TMD, please contact the office of experienced Philadelphia Neuromuscular Dentist Dr. Lindsey Marshall to schedule an initial consultation. We can help you alleviate your painful symptoms.
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