If you suffer from tenderness in your jaw muscles, limited jaw opening, jaws that get stuck, unexplained headaches or facial pain, joint clicking, You may have a condition called temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). TMJ disorders can be caused by injury to the face and jaw regions, bite problems, clenching your jaw, grinding teeth, whiplash, and even poor posture resulting in damage to the joints or misalignment. Facial, tooth and ear aches as well as “clicking” in the jaw, headaches, back, neck and shoulder pain can occur.
There’s no simple prescription for TMJ problems.
Treatment can be as simple as wearing an occlusal appliance (Night guard), or as extensive as reconstructing your bite. We will find a solution that is just right for you.