Temporomandibular Disorder

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. Come find out if you are a candidate for treatment.

Temporomandibular Disorder


Pain in the Temporomandibular Joint, or the area where the jaw connects to the skull, is characterized as Temporomandibular Disorder. This joint is similar to many others in the body and is susceptible to conditions like ankylosis, arthritis, and dislocations.

TMD Symptoms
  • Biting/chewing difficulty or discomfort
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Dizziness
  • Hearing loss
  • Headaches/earaches in the morning
  • Jaw pain or tenderness
  • Reduced ability to open/close the mouth

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. You should not have to live with jaw pain. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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