TMJ/TMD therapy is a non-invasive, conservative treatment that realigns the jaw into an optimal position. It utilizes the use of a type of oral appliance that is worn while you sleep. The device is meant to position your jaw so that your bite is more balanced.
The signs and symptoms of TMD vary from person to person and can include muscle pain and stiffness in the jaw, clicking or popping of the jaw joint, a tired feeling in the face, and headaches. TMD can also cause problems with your teeth, such as difficulty chewing or clenching your teeth.
If you experience any of the symptoms below, talk to your dentist about treatment options:
Most cases of TMD can be alleviated through self-care and non-invasive therapies. Our dentist may recommend the following self-care tips:
TMD treatment can improve your oral and overall health. Some of the benefits of TMD therapy include:
Yes, TMJ/TMD therapy is very safe. If your jaw joints are causing you pain, chances are you’ve been dealing with this issue for a while. As a result, you may have developed habits or behaviors to avoid feeling pain. These habits or behaviors can be bad for your jaw joints. For example, you may avoid opening your mouth wide, or you can’t chew properly. These habits or behaviors can lead to TMD. The goal of TMD therapy is to treat the pain and bad habits or behaviors.
Schedule an appointment with Allen Creek Dentistry to learn more about TMJ/TMD therapy. We are located at 6618 64th St. NE, Suite C, Marysville, WA 98270. Contact Dentist in Marysville WA at (360) 651-2900 or visit our website to book an appointment.
6618 64th St. NE, Suite C, Marysville, WA 98270
MON 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
TUE 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
WED 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
THU 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
FRI 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SAT - SUN Closed
Phone: (360) 651-2900