Are you experiencing pain in your jaw, ear, or teeth? It could be related to your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), but your dentist could help you find relief.
As part of a thorough examination, we can help diagnose your TMJ pain and recommend a holistic treatment plan, including stress management or Botox injections. Book an appointment today and start finding relief for your jaw pain.
Symptoms of temporomandibular disorder (TMD) can range from mild discomfort to more severe, life-affecting concerns. These include:
People experiencing these TMD symptoms may also feel additional stress and anxiety because they feel they need to adapt to or avoid social situations while dealing with the pain and limitations of TMD.
Stress is a major factor in most cases of TMD. In part, this is because people who are under stress often clench or grind their teeth day and night. These stressed-out individuals might also chew on pencils, fingernails, or gum, contributing to muscle fatigue and pain.
Other causes of TMD include:
The cause of your TMJ pain can help us create a treatment plan for you. Because of the common link between TMD and stress, we may make recommendations that extend to your broader well-being beyond your oral care.
These could include:
Other treatment options might include:
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