TMJ Dentists Correct the Underlying Issue Causing Symptoms
When the temporal mandibular joint (TMJ) is out of alignment, you suffer in pain. The O’Fallon area TMJ dentists at Kraner Family Dentistry are trained and experienced in correcting issues associated with TMJ and temporal muscle disorder (TMD).
Common causes of TMJ (or TMD) are:
- Clenching or grinding teeth
- Disc dislocation in the joint
The TMJ joint (or jaw joint) and its proper function is critical to your ability to enjoy quality daily life. The TMJ joint is necessary for speaking, swallowing, chewing, and even facial expression. At Kraner Family Dentistry, we understand the importance of your TMJ health. There is no reason to suffer from the common disorders associated with TMJ, and treatment options are readily available.
Symptoms TMJ Dentists Near O’Fallon Can Correct
The symptoms of TMJ are often commonly associated with normal stress. At Kraner Family Dentistry, we can help diagnose TMJ by evaluating your symptoms and the structure of your teeth and bite.
Symptoms of TMJ (or TMD) include:
- Joint pain on one both sides of the jaw
- Teeth sensitivity
- Pain in the ear
- Muscle sensitivity
- Popping, grinding or clicking in the jaw
- Tooth loss
- Sore neck muscles
- Limited ability to open the jaw
Once the O’Fallon area TMJ dentists at Kraner Family Dentistry diagnose the exact cause of your symptoms, we will provide treatment options to correct the issue. This may include recontouring teeth to better align the bite, orthodontic procedures, reconstructing teeth, and potentially surgery.
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Don’t let TMJ cause undue suffering when treatment options are available from your TMJ dentist at Kraner Family Dentistry. We’re an easy drive from O’Fallon, and you will be glad you came.