myofascial syndrome: causes, symptoms and treatments

Written by: Dra. Rosa Guixé Xandri
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The most common causes of myofascial syndrome include dental malocclusion and stress, which generates stimuli and muscle contracture.

In the malocclusion, the maxillary teeth do not fit well with the teeth of the mandible. In prolonged stress, movements are performed and teeth involuntarily and unconsciously compress.

People affected by a myofascial syndrome have, individually or together, the following:

  • Headache, neck, dizziness, dizziness, stiff neck and back pain
  • Limited movement or locking of the jaw
  • Earache, ringing in the ear and hearing loss
  • Eroded teeth or semifracturados
  • Teeth sensitive to cold and sweet
  • Frequently bites on the cheeks
  • Feeling stiffness of the jaw upon waking
  • Displacement or movement of some teeth
  • Swollen and tender gums
  • Diffuse pain in different areas of the teeth

There are people suffering from myofascial syndrome, also called TMD pain. If you have any of these symptoms, you should consult a specialist in dentistry and once obtained the diagnosis, proceed to the appropriate treatment.

One of the possible solutions are discharge plates are interposed between the two jaws and avoid rubbing the teeth. relaxation techniques and behavior modification triggers behavior also advise. It is important to diagnose the disease at the first symptoms appear, then the treatment will be less complex and will avoid further complications.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Rosa Guixé Xandri

Since 1992, Dr. Rosa Guixé Xandri dentist exercised in both public institutions and private institutions. Expert in dental and dental prosthesis, the doctor has made numerous courses throughout his professional career, completing his training and specializing in specific diseases and treatments. The prestigious doctor has also worked as a teacher in various centers and courses, including functions of tutor, assistant lecturer in courses and lectures for students of different ages.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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