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Bruxism & TMD Related Issues

Treatment for Bruxism (persistent tooth grinding) and other TMD related issues

TMJ related issues such as bruxism (tooth grinding) are becoming an ever increasing issue in the UK. Temporomandibular joint disorder/dysfunction (TMD/TMJD) is a problem affecting the ‘chewing’ muscles and the joints between the lower jaw and the base of the skull.

TMJD and bruxism issues can be extremely painful, debilitating and often affect the quality of your life. Patients with related issues often complain that it affects their ability to properly eat, sleep, talk, and live their general day-to-day lives. If you are suffering with extreme pain in the jaw, neck, back or shoulders, this treatment could be perfect for you.

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NHS TMD Patient Information

 

Symptoms

1 in 7 people suffer with related symptoms such as;

  • Jaw ache/clicking jaw
  • Lock jaw/inability to open properly
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Upper, mid, or lower back pain
  • Sleep disruption (both to you and your partner)
  • Worn down/sensitive teeth
  • Earache

 

What does the treatment involve?

Dr Khanna has been working on treatment for TMJD and bruxism for many years and is now a leading global advocate for this treatment, teaching this treatment to doctors all over the world.

During your consultation, we will look at not only your teeth and how you bite, but also the muscles around the jaw, neck and shoulders.

We offer a combination of injections and the innovative “BK Splint”.

The injections involve targeting the affected surrounding muscles and relaxing them to relieve any pain. You may be given a BK splint to wear at night. This is a newly designed splint that is custom made for each patient which will help correct the long-term issue by determining and correcting any contributing dental issues.

All treatment plans are created to be perfectly suited to the patients desires.

 

What Our Patients Say About This Treatment

 

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Testimonials

"I spent years not being able to smile as I hated my teeth, I was told many years ago that it would be impossible to straighten them, this left me with no confidence. Then I was told to visit Dr Bob Khanna. Today I feel great about myself, I have learned to smile again & I owe this to Dr Bob & his wonderful team. Many many thanks Dr Khanna for the work you have done, I will remain a loyal customer to you in the future." - Annie

"I could not be happier with the results Prof Bob Khanna has given me, from the very start the staff at Dr BK clinic were very informative and helpful. My nose now looks as it did before I damaged it, Prof Bob Khanna listened to my exact needs and as to what I wanted to achieve, and this shows in the way my nose now looks, I will definitely continue to come back to the clinic for future treatment." - Jason

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"I had been diagnosed with bruxism by my dentist and had been wearing a plastic mouthpiece every night for over five years. I read about the BK Clinic in a national newspaper and made an appointment. The team were very warm, friendly and put me at ease. Professor Khanna diagnosed my problem within minutes. Within 2 weeks I was pain-free, sleeping better and my ugly mouthpiece was ditched. I would not hesitate in recommending the DrBK Clinic, Professor Khanna is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about what he does and I only wish I had discovered his services sooner." - Sarah

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Professor Bob And his wonderful caring team is the only clinic to go. I am always reassured and always feel welcome. I feel I am in the magic hands of Professor Bob. Pain free fabulous results. He simply loves his profession loves people and cares. What more an you ask for. Professor Bob achieves his work of art." - Renee

"I couldn't fault my experience, Prof Bob Khanna and the staff at the clinic were friendly and professional at all times. I would recommend visiting the clinic as you will be in the best hands. 10/10 for service and results." - Natasha

"Fantastic place, well looked after from the moment you walk through the door. I could not be any happier with my results there are amazing, wouldn't recommend anywhere else." - Jemma

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