The jaw joint is a unique joint in the human body in terms of mobility and diversity of function. No other joint in the body has the ability to move in as many different directions as the jaw joint. The movement of this joint, which has the ability to move in so many directions, is guided by the closing of the teeth and the jaw muscles.
Jaw Joint Diseases and Treatment Methods
At the same time, the most common causes of diseases occurring in jaw joint are improper bites and irregularities in muscle functions.
As with all diseases, early diagnosis and early treatment are the key to success in jaw joint disorders.
If the factors that may cause intra-articular disorders such as disc displacement with and without reduction are eliminated before they occur, there is no need for troublesome and patient-demanding treatments.
Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr Erdem Kaya treats patients who apply to Lotus Dental Clinic with joint complaints with many treatment options such as joint plates, Botox application, intra-articular injection, arthrocentesis. In line with the diagnosis made by the doctor, one or more of these treatments may be applied at the same time.