TMJ/TMD Treatment

According to research, it’s estimated that 1 in 12 people suffer from the symptoms of TMJ Disorder and only 50% of them will even seek treatment for their symptoms. TMJ Disorder affects the temporomandibular joint which is the connection between the jaw and the skull. It’s what you use every time you open and close your mouth, chew food and even speak. You can feel this joint by placing your hands on either side of your face just under your ears and open and close your mouth widely. When this joint becomes inflamed, it can be extremely painful and cause a host of other symptoms.

What are the Symptoms of TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder can cause a variety of symptoms, some not even associated with the jaw. It’s important to be aware of symptoms so you can seek treatment for the disorder as soon as possible. Some of these symptoms include:

-Headaches and migraines

-Pain or soreness in the jaw

-Facial pain or soreness

-Ear pain or ringing in the ears

-Neck, shoulder or upper back pain or soreness

-Clicking or popping of the jaw when opening the mouth

How Do You Diagnose TMJ Disorders?
What is the Treatment for TMJ Disorder?

If you think you may be experiencing symptoms of a TMJ Disorder, call us today at 623-748-5162 and we can schedule you a consultation right away.