TMJ Disorders And Foods You Should Avoid
If you begin to exhibit warning signs that you might be suffering from TMJ then it would be beneficial if you contacted our office. We specialize in TMJ treatment and have the appropriate tools to assist you with the treatment of your TMJ disorder. Also, our trained doctor can examine your mouth and provide you with a proper diagnosis. In addition, if you are suffering from TMJ it would be good to know what foods you should avoid consuming as they might aggravate your TMJ disorder causing you discomfort.
Chewy foods should be avoided if you are suffering from TMJ disorder this is because when you are consuming chewy foods your jaw has to work even harder. If you are already suffering from TMJ disorder, then putting this kind of strain on your jaw muscles will not be very beneficial for you.
Crunchy foods should also be avoided this is because when you are consuming crunchy foods you have to bite down harder meaning you’re causing your jaw muscles to experience more tension. With this being said if you are suffering from TMJ disorder it would be beneficial if you avoided crunchy foods.
Foods High In Fat
Foods that are high in fat should be limited from your diet if you are suffering from TMJ disorder. This is because if you are consuming foods that are high in fat, they are not benefiting your bones or your jaw. Meaning that it would be better to stick with consuming plenty of foods that are mainly high in protein.
Schedule A Consultation
If you are in of TMJ treatment please don’t hesitate to contact our office to schedule your TMJ examination. This will allow our trained doctor to examine your mouth and provide you with treatment if it is necessary.