TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders can cause significant discomfort and affect your daily life. At Crest Family Dental in Hartford, we offer effective TMJ/TMD treatment options to alleviate pain, restore proper jaw function, and improve overall oral health.
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders, also known as TMD (temporomandibular disorders), refer to a range of conditions affecting the jaw joint and surrounding muscles. These disorders can result in symptoms such as jaw pain, facial pain, headaches, clicking or popping sounds in the jaw, difficulty in opening or closing the mouth, and even earaches. At Crest Family Dental in Hartford, we offer effective treatment options to address TMJ/TMD and provide relief from its symptoms.
TMJ/TMD treatment at Crest Family Dental begins with a thorough evaluation to assess the underlying causes of the disorder. Our experienced dental professionals will carefully examine your jaw joint, bite alignment, and muscle function to determine the most appropriate treatment approach for you. We understand that every patient’s TMJ/TMD case is unique, and we take a personalized approach in creating treatment plans tailored to your specific needs.
Treatment options for TMJ/TMD may include conservative measures such as lifestyle modifications (stress management, diet adjustments), physical therapy exercises, and the use of dental splints or oral appliances to help alleviate symptoms and promote proper jaw alignment. In more severe cases, advanced therapies such as Botox injections or orthodontic interventions may be recommended. These treatment modalities aim to relieve pain, restore optimal jaw function, and improve your overall quality of life.
By seeking TMJ/TMD treatment at Crest Family Dental in Hartford, you can expect personalized care, advanced treatment options, and a dedicated team of dental professionals working to alleviate your symptoms and restore your oral health.