TMJ Diagnosis

A diagnosis can help you find a TMJ disorder treatment option A first step in determining the cause, severity and, eventually, treatment options that may help resolve your TMJ pain is a consultation with Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman.  Your initial consultation will help Dr. Lachman determine the cause of your jaw problem and the treatment options that are right for you. …

What is TMJ?

TMJ: What exactly is it? You have probably heard the term TMJ or TMD thrown around and you may have heard it used to describe a number of different scenarios. But to define exactly what your TMJ is may have left you baffled. Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman: “TMJ is a complex problem that isn’t very well understood. Because it involves bones, ligaments …

Jaw and Facial Pain

Suffering from jaw and facial pain? The culprit might be your jaw muscles When discussing jaw and facial pain, Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman explains: “The primary jaw muscle responsible for chewing is called the masseter muscle. It lies at the sides of your jaw just behind your cheeks. It’s the also the muscle that causes you to clench your jaw.” You …