If you suffer from the condition known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction (or TMJ dysfunction for short), there are probably many times you’ve wished you could make the pain and stiffness of this ...
Pain should never be a daily part of life
Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a condition that occurs when the joint that connects your jaw to your skull (your temporomandibular joint) becomes misaligned. It affects millions of Americans and results in chronic, debilitating pain. Miami neuromuscular dentists Dr. Raul Garcia and Dr. Conchi Sanchez-Garcia can diagnose and treat the symptoms of TMD, giving you relief from this painful condition.
Many times patients feel like they're clicking or popping joints is something that doesn't necessarily bother them, but they don't realize that it's a system that over time will continue to deteriorate.
Before my rehab, I had a lot of headaches. My jaw would clench and I couldn't move. I would speak and you could hear the cracking. My ears will hurt. I was dizzy with vertigo. My neck was constantly in pain... and just by doing this dental work, everything has changed.
Untreated TMD can mean a lifetime of chronic pain and progressive damage to your teeth and jaw. TMD can be successfully treated using the principles of neuromuscular dentistry. TMD treatment is different for each person and depends on the nature of your condition. Our Miami neuromuscular dentists will first work to relieve the pain caused by your TMD. Once you experience relief from the pain, the underlying cause of your condition will be addressed. Your treatment may include one or more of the following:
For further information, please see Questions about TMJ Disorder and TMJ Symptoms. Please contact our Miami neuromuscular dentists today to schedule your initial appointment. Miami Designer Smiles serves patients in the Miami and Coral Gables, Florida area.
Patients suffering from TMD can exhibit a wide variety of symptoms, including:
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