TMJ disorder is a common condition that affects the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) of your jaw and can have debilitating effects on your long-term oral health and quality of life. Located in front of each ear, your TMJs give you the ability to open and close your mouth for basic tasks, such as eating, talking, and chewing. TMJ disorder is often the result of stress, injury, dental or jaw misalignment, and teeth grinding.
At Elite Dental Care in Germantown, Trenton, and Jackson, TN, we offer comfortable, and customized oral appliances to help realign the jaw and relieve symptoms as an effective TMJ treatment. Our team's focus on patient comfort and our decades of experience can help ensure you find lasting relief.
If you are unsure whether you are experiencing TMJ disorder, some commons side effects to be aware of can include:
Often, it can be difficult to determine the underlying cause of TMJ disorders. However, if symptoms are caught in a timely manner, TMJ disorder can often be addressed through conservative general and restorative treatments including simple lifestyle adjustments and a customized oral device.
During your initial consultation, our team will use advanced technology and digital x-rays to review the extent of damage to your teeth and jaws. Based on our findings, a personalized treatment plan will be created to meet your unique needs.
Treatment can alleviate uncomfortable symptoms.
Depending on the extent of your symptoms, a variety of treatments may be recommended and implemented to help treat your condition. These solutions may include:
Our team will monitor the effectiveness of your treatment through a series of follow-up appointments. If your TMJ disorder symptoms persist, we may recommend that you visit a specialist to investigate the possibility of oral surgery.
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If you are experiencing mild to severe jaw pain and any other symptoms, you may be experiencing TMJ disorder. Contact us online or call (731) 664-9556 to schedule your consultation with our team to learn more about the benefits of TMJ disorder treatment.
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