Are jaw pain, headaches, earaches, and painful chewing interrupting your day? Jaw discomfort is one of the main symptoms of TMJ disorder is jaw discomfort. If you are experiencing jaw pain or other signs of TMJ in Denver, CO, we can help! Towncenter Dentistry and Orthodontics takes a personalized approach, providing the top TMJ treatment near Denver, CO!
What Is TMJ?
TMD (temporomandibular disorders), commonly referred to as TMJ, occurs when the jaw joint is not functioning properly. The disorder is most often characterized by significant jaw pain and a limited range of motion in the jaw. It can affect chewing, talking, swallowing, and in some cases can cause breathing issues.
The symptoms of TMJ vary, but typically include:
- Pain in the jaw, mouth, ear, or face
- Neck pain
- Difficulty chewing
- Cracking or popping jaw when chewing or talking
- Frequent headaches/migraines
- Locking jaw
- Changes in how the upper and lower teeth fit together
Treatment for TMJ
In most cases, a custom night guard is used to treat TMJ. Your custom mouthguard will help relieve the symptoms of TMJ by promoting proper joint function and relief against teeth grinding (bruxism).
However, the best way to determine the proper treatment for your symptoms is by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Chambers. At your consultation, our dentist will examine your mouth and jaw and help you design the best TMJ treatment plan to find relief!
Schedule Your TMJ Treatment Consultation with Dr. Chambers
Are you seeking relief from the uncomfortable symptoms of TMJ? Call Towncenter Dentistry and Orthodontics today to get the relief you deserve!