Many of those who suffer from jaw pain and aching muscles around the jaw, face, and neck can be helped with orthodontic treatment alone or in combination with splint therapy.
Pain in the Temporomandibular Joint, or the area where the jaw connects to the skull, is characterized as Temporomandibular Disorder. This joint is like many others in the body and is susceptible to conditions like ankylosis, arthritis, and dislocations.
If you are having jaw pain either directly in the jaw joint (in front of your ears) or muscular pain around your jaw, neck, and face – we can help. We have successfully treated hundreds of patients with these problems. You may be a candidate for braces or an oral appliance to relieve your symptoms.