TMJ Treatment Las Vegas
Disorders of the TMJ (also called TMD) can have a variety of symptoms, including
- Jaw Pain
- Aching Facial Pain
- Difficulty Chewing
- Clicking of the joint
- Locked jaw
- Muscle spasms
There are several causes of TMJ disorders, including genetic factors, hormones, arthritis, trauma to the joint, clenching or grinding teeth, and reactions to stress. Your dentist will diagnose and evaluate your TMJ symptoms, and recommend the most effective treatments for your specific situation.
Treatment plans may include medications such as muscle relaxants and pain relievers, bite guards, physical therapy, or counseling. If these solutions do not prove effective, some cases of TMJ disorder may require surgical intervention.
If you are suffering from any of these symptoms, you should seek dental help immediately. For patients in the Las Vegas area, the experienced team at Budget Dental is ready to help with your TMJ disorders. Call today to make an appointment.