At Avery Dental Center, our dentist is pleased to offer TMJ treatments in Dublin, Ohio, to help patients suffering from the discomforts of TMJ. Dr. Mehrdad Safavian will carefully assess your jaw to determine the right treatment option for you. If you are interested in receiving treatment for your TMJ disorder, please give us a call at (614) 683 9557 to schedule your appointment.
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.