Do you suffer from frequent headaches, jaw pain or locking of the jaw? You may have temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, and luckily Complete Coastal Dentistry in Leland, NC can help. We provide customized mouthguards that can help with the pain and also provide education on reducing your TMJ symptoms.
TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder) is a disorder that affects the muscles, ligaments, discs, and bones that enable your jaw to work properly. Due to the hinge that connects the upper and lower jaw not functioning, patients often experience feelings that their jaw is clicking, popping or getting stuck.
Common symptoms TMJ disorder patients experience are:
Luckily there are various treatments that can help with TMJ disorder. At Complete Coastal Dentistry we recommend TMJ night mouth guards for our patients.
Customized night guards can be made using molds of your mouth and can help protect your teeth and jaw from experiencing TMJ disorder symptoms. Other treatment options include:
Stop living your life in pain; contact Complete Coastal Dentistry in Leland, NC near Wilmington, NC today and schedule an appointment for TMJ treatment. We are always happy to see new patients and look forward to relieving your pain!