Treatment for TMJ Disorders (TMD) in Houston, TX
Disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) affect millions of people worldwide. TMJ discomfort can range from mild to severe, often increasing over time. Painful symptoms can develop across the upper body and can often appear completely unrelated to trouble in the jaw area. At Houston Dentists at Post Oak our TMJ dentists diagnose and treat TMJ disorders permanently. TMJ treatment begins with a relaxing visit to our Houston dental office, located in the Galleria. From there, patients receive comprehensive care over the course of treatment to achieve permanent relief from TMJ disorders (TMD). Call Houston Dentists at Post Oak and start living a life free from TMJ discomfort today.
Trouble in the jaw can result in pain across the entire upper body. In many cases, patients are unaware that back pain, headaches, earaches, and more are caused by damage to the TMJ (temporomandibular joint). TMJ disorders (TMD) can affect people of all ages, with symptoms ranging widely.
Get permanent relief from TMJ symptoms – schedule a TMJ examination at Houston Dentists at Post Oak. Treatment consists of:
TMJ Examination. TMJ relief begins with a TMJ examination at the Houston Dentists at Post Oak. In many cases, bite alignment is responsible for TMJ symptoms.
Treating TMJ. Patients wear orthotic devices created based on data from the TMJ exam. Gradually adjusting the bite, patients should begin to experience TMJ relief.
TMJ Rehabilitation. Permanent solutions for treating TMJ will vary by patient. TMJ relief may be possible by wearing removable orthotics, braces or Invisalign, or by placing porcelain restorations on teeth and changing the bite.