How do I know if my night guard is adequate?

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Unidad articulación temporomandibular

How do I know if my night guard is adequate?

How to recognize which night guard, or discharge splint best suits us? You might have heard about or even used the famous "night guard". This splint is one of the most common treatments for temporomandibular dysfunction syndrome. It is usually placed in the teeth of the upper arch and it aims to give freedom of...

Why does my jaw make a clicking noise?

Each of us has two temporo-mandibular joints that lie just in front of the small prominence (tragus) of the ears, and which work in synchrony. The temporomandibular joint is the only mobile articulation of the head, and articulates the mandible with the temporal bone of the head (the lower medial lateral area of ​​the skull)....

Articulación temporomandibular (ATM): síndrome, síntomas y tratamientos

La articulación temporomandibular (ATM) actúa como una bisagra deslizante entre la mandíbula y el cráneo. Debido a que estas articulaciones son flexibles, la mandíbula puede moverse suavemente de arriba a abajo y de lado a lado, permitiéndonos hablar, masticar y bostezar. Los músculos se acoplan a las articulaciones mandibulares y las rodean, controlando su posición...

ATM: What treatments do we perform at Maxillofacial Institute?

Jordi Vázquez, physiotherapist specialized in the maxillofacial field and member of the Maxillofacial Institute, presents physiotherapy as one of the conservative treatments to treat disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Physiotherapy Maxillofacial physiotherapy serves to reeducate against all those harmful habits such as bruxism or erroneous postures and thus favor the entire articular system of...