TMJ Treatment in San Pedro, CA

End Chronic Jaw Pain With Successful TMJ Treatment

As TMJ sufferers know all too well, facing each day with debilitating jaw pain and headaches impinges on quality of life. The inability to open your mouth without experiencing excruciating symptoms is something we understand – and can successfully address.

When TMJ problems threaten your happy, healthy lifestyle, turn to Dr. Kayvon Javid, Dr. Mariam Nadi and Dr. Teresa Tran for lasting relief.

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More than 10 million Americans are affected by TMJ issues

Source: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/

Get Back to Living Comfortably, Sooner Than You Think

Bruxism, or the habit of teeth grinding and clenching, is a common contributor to TMJ problems. Engaging in this action overworks the jaw joint and supporting muscles, but also wears down tooth enamel, causing unevenness of chewing surfaces. Our doctors eliminate discrepancies in your bite with an easy occlusal adjustment procedure.

Dr. Javid, Dr. Nadi and Dr. Tran all have training in TMD treatment, and remain current on the latest therapies through organizations like the American Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association. Effective, lasting treatment is closer than you think. Get the TMJ relief you need now by scheduling your consultation with one of our experts.

Successful Treatment for TMJ Sufferers

  • Splint therapy (wearing a nightguard)
  • BOTOX® injections
  • Occlusal adjustment
  • Jaw stretches and exercises
  • Palliative therapy: moist heat, cold compresses, anti-inflammatory medication

Symptoms Plaguing TMJ Sufferers

The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) allow for full range of motion of the mouth. Problems concerning these joints and surrounding tissues are often referred to collectively as TMJ, or TMD, and are characterized by symptoms such as:

  • Facial pain or tenderness
  • Limited jaw movement
  • Chronic or frequent headaches
  • Should, neck and upper back pain
  • Tooth pain or aches
  • Clicking, grating or popping sounds
  • Earaches or tinnitus
  • Jaw locking
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