TMJ / TMD Treatment
TMJ dysfunction has many nagging, sometimes debilitating symptoms. Many times, the cause of TMJ / TMD dysfunction arises from stress or structural issues. One of your first lines of defense in trying to diagnose TMJ / TMD disorder would be to consult a dentist to determine if there are any structural or jaw alignment issues that can be remedied.
Symptoms & Causes
If you experience one or more of these symptoms, you should call Smiles by Design Dentistry for a TMJ consultation. We specialize in diagnosing and offering mouth guards to temporarily stop damage to your teeth and the muscles surrounding your jaws.
Smiles By Design San Diego can help you navigate the cause, and offer you a custom and safe mouth protection piece that fits you. It is important to understand the cause and to first investigate any dental causes of this disorder.
It’s Very Common To Have The Following:
- Headaches or Migraines
- Popping or Clicking in Your Jaw
- Pain in the Head, Neck, Face, or Jaw
- Tingling Extremities
- Ear Infections
- Ringing in the Ears (tinnitus)
- Sinus Problems
- Subjective Hearing Loss
- Pain or Pressure Around Your Eyes
- Clenching or Grinding of Teeth
- Tooth Sensitivity
Surgery For TMJ Should Be Your Last Option
Dr. Javaheri will be happy to help you find non-surgical relief from your antagonistic neuromuscular pain or pain associated with TMJ.