Common TMJ Disorder Symptoms

Dealing with jaw pain in Bellflower is not always the same for everyone, especially the symptoms

Jaw pain can get in the way of several of your everyday tasks, especially if you have TMJ disorder, or Temporomandibular joint disorder. But how do you know if you have TMJ? You can start by recognizing if you have any of the following symptoms: jaw popping or clicking, headaches, migraines, earaches, ringing in your ears, neck pain, difficulty chewing, or a locking jaw. You don’t have to be experiencing all of these symptoms, but if you have several, it may be a sign you have TMJ. If this is the case, our team at Bellflower Dental Group can help! Our experienced team of dental professionals can get you in for an examination and introduce you to the treatment options that are right for you. For a consultation, call us to schedule an appointment.

What Is the Temporomandibular Joint?

Treating TMJ and jaw pain in Bellflower is easier when you understand the disorder

In order to get TMJ relief, it is important that you understand the basics of your disorder and the treatment. The Temporomandibular joint is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull, which allows you to move it around freely. However, if you have TMD, you are unable to do so, and instead feel a pain in your jaw while experiencing popping, clicking, or even locking of the joint. There are several different TMD causes that may be attributing to your pain, such as the alignment of your teeth. If teeth alignment is the case, we have a few options for treatment to help get your teeth aligned to relieve your TMJ pain, like Invisalign. We can also provide Botox injections for relaxing your jaw muscles, nighttime appliances, and corrective jaw surgery for treating TMD in Bellflower. It is also important to recognize some things you can do on your own to help eliminate the pain temporarily. Those who suffer with TMJ disorder often clench or grind the teeth together, which can make your disorder worse. You can take over-the-counter pain medications such as aspirin or Tylenol to help with the pain, or you can apply a heating pad to the area and eat a soft food diet. Each TMD case is different, so it takes proper examination by a professional to find the cause of your pain, and also to suggest the correct mode of treatment. If you are having trouble with jaw pain in Bellflower, please give us a call, so we can get your TMJ treatment started as soon as possible.

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Our team of dentists in Bellflower provide a tranquil and peaceful environment for the best possible care

Our team at Bellflower Dental Group will do whatever it takes to make sure you receive the care you need to be comfortable during any and all procedures. We can provide you with music, movies, and more to help you feel relaxed and at home for your treatment. Not only do we want you to feel comfortable, but also to enjoy all of your dental visits. We are available to answer your questions 24/7. Call us now.

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Temporomandibular Joint Relief

Choose Bellflower Dental Group for TMJ solutions

At Bellflower Dental Group, we offer non-surgical treatment options for people suffering from TMJ disorders who want to avoid surgery but still get relief from their painful symptoms. Our gentle treatments are designed to reduce inflammation in the joints while also helping patients learn how to manage stress levels that may be contributing factors leading to flare-ups of their condition.

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