TMJ Treatment

TMJ Treatment in Phoenix, AZ

Are You Living With Chronic Jaw Pain?

Treat your TMJ in Phoenix, AZ with Dr. Louis Maro and prevent a lifetime of painful complications

What is TMJ?

We all have a TMJ or temporomandibular joint. It is the hinge joint that connects your skull with the lower jaw. When this joint gets inflamed due to misalignment, many painful complications can arise. You could be suffering with TMJ disorder if you have any of the following chronic symptoms:

  • Cannot open mouth very wide
  • Jaw gets “stuck” open or closed
  • You hear clicking, popping, or grating noises when you open and close your mouth
  • Neck aches or headaches
  • Toothaches
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Pain in your face, jaw, neck, shoulders, or around your ears when you chew, speak, or yawn

Bruxism in Phoenix, AZ

Some factors that contribute to TMJ issues are:

  • Clenching
  • Bruxism, or grinding your teeth
  • Trauma
  • Arthritis

Treat Bruxism Today to Save Money and Pain in the Future

Bruxism in Phoenix, AZ

The most common contributor to TMJ disorder is bruxism or grinding of your teeth. If this chronic behavior is not stopped you can actually grind your teeth down to nubs! Many patients have needed full mouth reconstructions to restore the damage years of teeth grinding have inflicted upon their smile. One simple treatment today can save you time, money, and pain down the road.

Treatment for TMJ in Phoenix, AZ

Sometimes TMJ disorder will go away on its own with ample rest of your jaw joint and perhaps an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory. If your symptoms do not go away, you will need to see Dr. Maro immediately. Dr. Maro will diagnose the source of your TMJ pain and provide the appropriate treatment to resolve your pain, align your bite, and save your teeth. Treatments usually include using mouth guards, short-term orthotics, or long term orthodontics specifically designed to restore your jaw and teeth to their correct positions.

Dr. Louis Maro treats disorders associated with your TMJ in Phoenix, AZ. He has an exceptional family dental practice with a reputation for changing lives. If you suffer with TMJ disorder please call our office at your earliest convenience to schedule a consultation. We look forward to meeting you.

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TMJ Treatment in Phoenix, AZ