The TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is the joint that connects the lower jaw and the skull. Disorders of the TMJ frequently cause pain and functional problems. Some of the symptoms of TMJ disorders include:
- Changes to the bite
- Frequent tension headaches or migraines
- Tooth- and/or earaches
- Clicking or popping when opening or closing the mouth
- A “locked” jaw
- Jaw soreness or pain
At Village Place Dental, we provide several treatment options for those who are suffering from TMJ disorders, including night guards. If you experience any of the above symptoms of TMJ disorders, please call or visit us soon to schedule your TMJ consultation with one of our dentists. We look forward to taking care of you!