TMJ/TMD is a condition that causes pain in the neck, jaw, head, face, or shoulders. It can also cause earaches, dizziness, headaches, and popping or clicking sounds when you move your jaw.
By Dr. Tokiko Poppe
What causes TMJ/TMD?
There are many diverse causes of TMJ/TMD, including problems with teeth alignment, issues with muscles around the joint, and arthritis or other medical disorders that affect the joints.
How to diagnose TMJ/TMD?
If you suspect you have TMJ/TMD, you must visit your doctor or dentist for a proper diagnosis. They can examine your jaw and mouth to look for signs of dysfunction.
How can TMJ/TMD be treated?
Once diagnosed, Dr. Tokiko Poppe will work with you to make a personalized treatment plan that may include changes to your diet, stress levels, and exercise. You may need to wear mouth guards, splints, or other equipment to protect your joints.
Contact us today to learn how we can help you find relief.
Most patients can find relief from their symptoms and enhance their quality of life with the right therapy. At Cosmos Dentistry, we offer TMJ therapy options that can help alleviate pain and headaches.