Persistent, throbbing jaw pain can make it hard to chew, talk, and smile. If this all sounds familiar, you may have temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMJ, a symptom of which can be tooth sensitivity or gum recession. At Dental Wellness Phoenixville, we offer head and jaw pain therapy for those who suffer from this painful disorder.

Symptoms of TMJ

Symptoms of TMJ include:

  • Jaw, face, neck, and shoulder pain
  • Tooth sensitivity
  • Receding gums
  • Difficulty chewing
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Earaches or ringing in ears
  • Clicking or popping sound when opening or closing your mouth

TMJ Treatments in Phoenixville, PA

Depending on your symptoms, our team will conduct a thorough assessment of your jaw and come up with a unique treatment plan designed to address your particular case. Aside from questionnaires, we use state-of-the-art technology in order to carefully assess your teeth, gums, and jaws to determine the right treatment plan for you. Many cases can be corrected without drugs or surgery using our NTI Tension Suppression System. This is a device that reduces specific muscle activity that can cause jaw disorders. There are also other treatment options including physical therapy, medication, and surgery to correct severe cases. The most important thing to remember is that you don’t have to endure TMJ pain. Dr. David and the Dental Wellness Phoenixville staff can help you find the right treatment without breaking the bank.

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