Customized Solutions for TMJ Pain
If you have jaw or neck pain that impacts your life and available treatments haven’t given you relief, we can help!
Your symptoms could be due to bite imbalances, and at Balance Advanced Dentistry & Orthodontics, we have the tools and expertise to give you lasting relief.
What Is TMJ/TMD?
The temporomandibular joint connects the jaw to the skull. Pain in this area is known as Temporomandibular Disorder. The TMJ can experience disorders such as ankylosis, arthritis, and dislocations.
TMD Symptoms Include:
- Biting/chewing difficulty or discomfort
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Hearing loss
- Headaches/earaches in the morning
- Jaw pain or tenderness
- Reduced ability to open/close the mouth
If you experience any of these symptoms, contact our office to schedule an appointment.
Jaw Pain Treatment
While TMD can result from injury or arthritis, it can also be caused by an imbalance in the nerves, ligaments, and muscles.
It’s important to receive a proper diagnosis before deciding on a course of action, so Dr. Hernandez, Dr. Rios, or Dr. Urrego-Torres will conduct a thorough TMJ examination.
Once we’ve pinpointed the cause, we’ll develop a personalized treatment plan to alleviate your discomfort. We take a conservative multidisciplinary approach and use less invasive treatments whenever possible.
Options for TMJ pain may include oral appliances combined with physical therapy, trigger point injections, or injections with botulinum toxin. We’ll discuss your choices at your consultation.
Get Your Life Back With TMJ Treatment
If TMJ pain affects your daily life, Balance Advanced Dentistry & Orthodontics is here. We would love to talk more about getting to the root of your TMJ issues and helping you reclaim your life.
Schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Hernandez, Dr. Rios, or Dr. Urrego-Torres at our office in Duluth or Lawrenceville.