Chicago TMJ Treatment
Lower Jaw Discomfort
TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a common jaw problem that
develops from grinding your teeth together. If TMJ is left untreated,
it can cause damage to your teeth, gums, and jawbone structure. Additionally,
TMJ can make opening and closing your mouth painful, which can make speaking
and eating uncomfortable. If you believe you may be suffering from TMJ,
allow our dentists at
East Erie Dental - SE Chicago Dentistry to provide the proper treatment you need.
These symptoms may indicate you have TMJ:
- Tooth sensitivity
- Neck aches
- Dislocated jaw
- Misaligned joints
- Arthritic condition of jaw joint
There are a variety of treatment options for TMJ depending on the severity
of symptoms you have. Mild TMJ discomfort can often be treated with muscle
relaxers, aspirin, or biofeedback. In cases where TMJ causes physical
discomfort, we can customize a small plastic apparatus that is worn while
If you currently suffer from TMJ and could benefit from learning more about
the treatment and causes for it, choose our trusted team of dentists at
East Erie Dental - SE Chicago Dentistry.
Contact us today at (312) 587-0200.