No one enjoys jaw pain, which is why our dentist tries to relieve it with TMJ treatment. We will work to heal the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) at 21st Century Dental Care so it can move smoothly and easily as you eat, speak, and smile. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Vitaly Friedman if you have a popping jaw or any other symptoms that indicate you may benefit from treatment for the TMJ in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.
The TMJ is the temporomandibular joint, or the joint that connects the lower jaw to the rest of the head. The term “TMJ” is often used to refer to TMJ disorder, also called TMD, which occurs when the jaw joint becomes stressed, injured, or misaligned. TMJ disorder may result due to several different factors, such as stress, bruxism (teeth grinding and clenching), arthritis in the TMJ, or trauma and injury to the head, neck, or jaw.
You may suffer from TMD if you experience frequent jaw pain or facial pain. TMJ disorders may also cause:
Our dentist can help you determine the cause of your TMJ disorder and recommend the appropriate treatment. Treatment for the TMJ will depend on the cause and severity of your TMJ disorder. TMD treatment may include jaw and facial relaxation exercises, lifestyle changes, restorative dental treatments, a mouth guard or night guard, or jaw surgery. To learn more about TMJ treatment and to schedule your consultation with our dentist, we encourage you to contact us today.
We invite you to schedule an appointment at our full-service dental office so you can experience our high-end cosmetic, restorative, and general dental care.
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