TMJ disorders are a complex set of symptoms that often go undiagnosed or are not understood by many professionals across medical fields. Luckily Dr. Gile is specially-trained and experienced with treating TMJ problems.
“TMJ” stands for temporomandibular joint, which is the joint that connects the jaw to the skull. TMJ disorder is a term used to describe chronic inflammation or dysfunction of the TMJ. Disorders of the TMJ often result in a variety of significant pains or discomforts, including:
- Popping or clicking of the jaw
- Teeth clenching or grinding
- Pain in the muscles and joints of the face
- Difficulty opening and closing the mouth
- Neck and shoulder tension
Effective TMJ treatment is capable of erasing headaches, and muscle or joint tension. Start living a pain-free today.
Dr. Gile uses a variety of techniques to relieve TMJ pain. Often he will create a nightuard to relieve pressure from the joint. This, coupled with bite balancing, gives people relief.
Many who have sought the help of a qualified TMJ treatment specialist have called their experience life-changing. If you or someone you know is suffering from the debilitating effects of TMJ disorder, seek relief today. Visit Dr. Gile at Complete Dentistry to learn more about TMJ treatment.