At Paul Jang Dentistry, we offer TMJ treatment to our patients that suffer from this disorder. These Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders are not uncommon. This joint is actually a small hinge and gliding joint that is situated in the front of your ear. It enables your lower jaw (mandible) to move and function properly. It happens to be your most used joint in your body, and just like all of your other joints in your body, it is susceptible to disease and injury.
Discovering and diagnosing your TMJ disorder is the initial best step for Dr. Paul Jang to determine the cause. After a cause is determined, treatment can be guided by it. There are many common causes for TMJ disorder.
If you’re curious if you could be suffering from TMJ disorder, you can begin by asking yourself if you have any of the common signs or symptoms of a TMJ dysfunction.
1. Swelling around TMJ
2. Pain around TMJ
3. Jaw locking
4. Jaw noise (clicking or popping)
5. Pain behind your eyes
6. Difficulty opening your mouth (especially in the morning)
7. Earaches or tinnitus
8. Side to side movement cannot be performed correctly
9. Jaw dislocation
10. Changes in your bite
If you think you may have a TMJ disorder, call Dr. Paul Jang at Paul Jang Dentistry today. He offers TMJ treatment that will help you recover from the pain and discomfort that you are experiencing related to your disorder. Call and book your appointment today.
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