The TMJ appliance is a soft intra-oral appliance developed to relieve the pain associated with your mandibular muscles. It helps to decompress the joint, limits teeth grinding and tongue movement. The device relieves pressure by decompressing inflamed joints and over a period of time will help decrease the pain. It should be used for at least one hour a day, plus overnight which sleeping.
When the TMJ appliance is used as a matter of routine, the pain will eventually decrease. After you have used it for a time, you will be better able to judge just what duration of use is required, to give you the relief you need.
If you are experiencing muscle pain in your jaw, and the issues that come with jaw and joint pain, don’t hesitate to talk with us. We will assist you in finding the solution that will work for you.