Hamilton Skin Clinic

TMJ Disorder Treatment

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Injection Time

The procedure is comfortable and takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.

Pain Relief

Patients often experience immediate relief from jaw pain and tension headaches following treatment.

Longevity of Results

While the duration of pain relief may vary, many individuals achieve 3-6 months of relief from TMJ-related symptoms.

Safely Relieve Jaw Pain and Clenching

Jaw pain and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder can significantly impact daily life, causing discomfort and affecting essential activities like eating and talking. Understanding the underlying causes and available treatment options is essential for managing these conditions effectively.

Understanding the Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ)

The TMJ is a vital joint located on both sides of the head, where the jawbone meets the skull. It facilitates various functions, including talking, eating, and swallowing. However, excessive teeth grinding or clenching can overwork the TMJ, leading to pain and discomfort.

Causes of Jaw Pain and TMJ Disorder

Teeth Grinding and Clenching

One of the primary causes of TMJ disorder is bruxism, characterized by involuntary teeth grinding or clenching. This repetitive motion can strain the TMJ and surrounding muscles, resulting in tension headaches, jaw pain, and dental damage.

Muscle Tension

Muscle tension in the jaw area can also contribute to TMJ disorder. This tension may be exacerbated by stress, poor posture, or underlying medical conditions. Addressing muscle tension is crucial for alleviating TMJ-related symptoms.

Nina L
Nina L
8 October 2023
I had my first ever cosmetic appointment with Nurse Jo 29/09 and I am so happy with the service. My results are still settling but I could see the difference within a week (really happy). I was really nervous but Nurse Jo provided so much information and options, I felt like I was being listened to. Thank you so much Nurse Jo!! Really appreciated the experience & support.
Libby Allen
Libby Allen
19 September 2023
I went to Jo feeling nervous and uncertain of what I wanted after being sent away by another clinic who had no idea! She immediately knew what to do to transform me. No messing around, careful, honest and kind. I’ve woken up a new woman so grateful to have been led by a lady with experience and skill.
Drew Miller
Drew Miller
30 June 2023
Jo is a superhero!! she done my lip filler 1ml and i feel like a changed woman - she listened to my needs and wants. she is so careful, compassionate and gentle. i also got a hydrodermabrasion and chemical peel - i walked out feeling brand spanking new. 10/10 recommend. thank you so much Jo.
Kirsten Burger
Kirsten Burger
7 March 2023
I booked an appointment for lip fillers and masseter Botox. My lips were severely asymmetrical so I went to Nurse Jo to have them corrected and could not be happier with the results. I would highly recommend Hamilton Skin Clinic and without a doubt attest to Nurse Jo being the top cosmetic injector in Brisbane. Could not be more grateful!
Mia Wilson
Mia Wilson
8 February 2023
Couldn’t recommend more! Jo is an exceptional Nurse. She has such an in depth knowledge of what she does and as someone who is new to cosmetic treatments, has always made me feel comfortable and empowered me to make informed decisions by taking the time to explain how everything works. Jo tailors what she does to suit my face and offers alternative approaches to achieving the outcome that I’m wanting. I’ve never felt pressured by her to adjust or get a treatment I wasn’t comfortable with and the results that she creates always exceed my expectations. If you’re looking somewhere to get your next cosmetic treatment that offers friendly and approachable customer service, expertise and will yield amazing results, then look no further than Hamilton Skin Clinic.
Halah
Halah
12 December 2022
Jo was absolutely amazing and professional. My experience was beyond what I imagined - you are in safe and expert hands with her!
Oriel Ganter
Oriel Ganter
16 November 2022
OMG I loved this experience so much I wanted to marry Jo…. from the moment I met Jo she was very friendly professional and caring. I’m 77 years old never had any treatments like this and what a difference when I looked in the mirror I loved the softness of my skin and the very slight lift Jo has achieved. Highly recommend Harbour medispa…..
Rhiannon Franzke
Rhiannon Franzke
11 August 2022
Jo is seriously unbelievable!! She is a miracle worker to say the least! She explains the products she is using any questions she answers with confidence because this beautiful lady knows what’s she’s doing!! She makes you feel so welcome and her personality makes you want to stay there and get more! Full Warning people you won’t stop looking at yourself in the mirror once Jo is finished with you! I’m In love ❤️
Natalie S
Natalie S
22 July 2022
# 1 Miracle Worker for Cosmetic Treatments ! Jo is amazing - her work has been perfected over many years of experience and up to date training. I’m in my late 40s and without fail always come out of my treatment so happy with the natural youthful look Jo gives me. Honestly you will not be disappointed- highly recommended - Nat S
Laura Laa
Laura Laa
22 July 2022
As a total novice I was terrified of looking.obviously done up. I was convinced subtlety couldn't really be achieved. I was so nervous about the results of my lip filler looking obvious against my soft features, but Jo worked genuine wonders. The result was believable, soft and subtle, a far cry from the protruding, stretched out lips I was desperate to avoid. I didn't think filler would be for me so I am particularly surprised by how confident I now feel, totally unafraid to see the people I know and love. Thank you, Jo!

Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder can manifest in various symptoms, including:

  • Jaw Pain: Persistent or intermittent pain in the jaw joint.
  • Tension Headaches: Headaches originating from muscle tension in the jaw and head.
  • Dental Damage: Wear and tear on teeth due to grinding or clenching.
  • Silent Symptoms: Nausea, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), and migraine, which may not be immediately associated with TMJ disorder.

Treatment Options for TMJ Disorder

Muscle Relaxants

Muscle relaxants, such as Botox injections, can help alleviate TMJ-related pain by reducing muscle tension in the jaw area. These injections relax the chewing muscles, providing temporary but significant relief from discomfort.

Botox Injections

Botox injections target specific muscles responsible for jaw clenching and grinding. By blocking nerve signals to these muscles, Botox can effectively reduce muscle activity, relieving TMJ-related symptoms.

Consultation & Dental Support

A comprehensive consultation with a healthcare professional is essential to determine the underlying cause of TMJ disorder. Some individuals may require additional dental support, such as orthodontic treatment or mouthguards, to address malocclusion and alleviate symptoms.

Jaw pain and TMJ disorder can have a significant impact on daily life, affecting essential functions like eating and talking. However, with the right treatment approach, including muscle relaxant injections and comprehensive dental support, individuals can safely relieve symptoms and improve their quality of life.