Treatment of TMJ

EL SEGUNDO, CA

  • Are you waiting for a solution to your tmj pain?

    TMJ syndrome or TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder) is a painful condition that many people simply live with because they do not realize there are treatments available. At our dental center, we not only diagnosis patients with TMJ, but also develop individualized plans to reduce the daily discomfort.
    Improve your quality of life by finally getting care for your TMJ with the help of Dr. Hossein Javid and our team.

What cause TMJ?
TMJ, or the temporomandibular joint, is responsible for opening, closing and moving the jaw from side to side. When this joint get inflamed or damaged it adds stress to the joint and nerves, causing pain to radiate from the joint to other parts of your head, neck and upper torso.

HOW CAN YOU TELL IF YOU HAVE TMD?

TMJ syndrome is not a condition that can be self-diagnosed, although you might suspect you have TMJ if you notice any of these symptoms:

  • Jaw clicking or locking, especially when you open wide.
  • Pain in the jaw, neck, teeth or shoulders, especially when you wake up.
  • Chronic headaches and/or migraines without any particular causes.
  • Chronic stiffness in the jaw.
  • Tooth grinding (bruxism) behavior, normally during sleep.
  • Feeling that your teeth do not fit together properly.
  • Inability to control the function of your jaw.

If these signs sound familiar, please contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our dental providers. We can help you get the care you need through affordable, proven dentistry methodologies and procedures.

MORE THAN 10 MILLION AMERICANS ARE AFFECTED BY TMJ ISSUES

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