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Although TMJ issues and teeth grinding create major daily and nightly problems, Dr. Rod Gleave,DMD provides fast and effective TMJ treatment to stop them all.

At our Salt Lake City, UT dentist office, Dr. Rod Gleave, DMD will:

  • Prevent constant headaches you may be enduring due to teeth or jaw issues
  • Alleviate pain in your jaw, face, neck, and shoulders
  • Protect the enamel in your teeth, which can be worn down by teeth grinding

Call 801-747-8531 for a consultation at Rod Gleave, DMD to feel better soon!

Easily Solving Your TMJ/Teeth Grinding Problems

Dr. Rod Gleave, DMD will first examine your mouth to determine where your problems are stemming from, which could include:

  • An alignment issue in your bite (the way your upper and lower teeth fit together)
  • Issues caused by an accident or trauma to your jaw
  • Teeth grinding during the day or night, a condition known as bruxism

Any of these can cause stress on your jaw, leading to TMJ-related problems. TMJ is a short term for your temporomandibular joint. This joint connects your jaw to your skull, and it can cause daily discomfort if affected.

Dr. Rod Gleave, DMD will create a thin, comfortable, and customized oral appliance – or “orthotic” – for you to wear and rectify the problems. This plastic retainer will be worn over your lower teeth to improve your bite. After we find the most comfortable bite position, we can proceed to make it permanent with several different treatments, relieving your pain once and for all.

You’ll also save time and money on any treatments you may eventually require due to teeth grinding, which leaves your teeth vulnerable to bacteria and cracking as the enamel is worn down.

Contact Dr. Rod Gleave, DMD today at 801-747-8531 to set up a consultation. Our friendly staff can also answer questions you may have or help you make an appointment using our online form. We’re here to help stop your suffering and save your beautiful smile.

Dr. Rod Gleave is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).

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