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TMJ stands for temporal-mandibular joint. Many people have problems with this area of their mouth but they aren't even aware of it. We can diagnose these problems and work to find you a solution that will bring you relief.

If you think you're having a problem related to TMJ, give us a call today for a FREE consultation.

Treatments for TMJ include replacing teeth that are missing, moving teeth, adjusting your bite, filling gaps between teeth, and more. As with most health problems there is no solution that is right for everyone, but if left untreated, surgery may be required to fix damage caused.

What are some treatments?

• Headaches

• Earaches

• Trouble / soreness in opening the mouth

• Clicking or popping of the jaw

• Pain in the jaw muscles

• Soreness in the area, sometimes extending to the face

Some symptoms include:

Problems in this joint may be caused by a misalignment of the teeth, trauma, or excess muscle tension. For example, many people who grind their teeth will experience issues.

Why do these problems occur?

Learn all about TMJ and the causes