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Night guards (dysfunction of the mandibular joint)

When unfavorable inter-occlusal relationships occur, it is possible that it is because of external stress, and can cause pain in the joints and gradually cause blockage of the mandibular joint.

After diagnosis, the dentist can prescribe an anti -inflammatory medication or an anxiolytic.

It also may be necessary to carry consider making an occlusal splint (or night guard).
Several consultations are often needed .

Note that these symptoms can also be related to a wisdom tooth eruption .