TMJ Therapy

TMJ therapy at Wicker Park Dental Studio addresses disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), offering relief from jaw pain and dysfunction to our patients in Chicago.

What Are the Common Symptoms of TMJ Disorders?

Symptoms of TMJ disorders include:

  • Jaw pain or tenderness.
  • Difficulty or discomfort while chewing.
  • Clicking, popping, or locking of the jaw joint.
  • Aching pain in and around your ear.
  • Occasional facial pain.

How Do We Diagnose and Treat TMJ Disorders?

Diagnosis involves a thorough examination of your jaw and bite, discussion of symptoms, and potentially imaging tests. Treatment is tailored to the individual and can include a combination of therapies.

What Types of TMJ Treatments Are Available?

Treatments may include:

  • Custom-fitted oral appliances or splints to alleviate pressure on the joint.
  • Physical therapy exercises.
  • Medication for pain and inflammation.
  • Lifestyle changes and stress management techniques.

How Effective Is TMJ Therapy?

Many patients experience significant relief from symptoms with proper treatment. The effectiveness of TMJ therapy can depend on the severity of the disorder and the patient’s adherence to treatment recommendations.

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Seek Relief from TMJ Pain

Schedule an appointment for a TMJ evaluation and discover the relief options available at Wicker Park Dental Studio.