Don’t let jaw pain rule your life. Find out how your Edison dentist can help!
Are you dealing with jaw stiffness and pain? Do you notice a popping or clicking sound when opening your mouth? Is recurrent facial pain driving you crazy? If this sounds like you, then you could be dealing with a common disorder known as temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ. Learn more about this condition, the many treatment options and how Drs. Saul and David Frechtman can help ease your TMJ symptoms.
What is TMJ disorder?
This group of jaw conditions causes pain and other problems for the joints and muscles that affect how the jaw moves. It’s believed that trauma to the jaw can play a role in the development of these disorders; however, sometimes there is no known cause.
When should I see a doctor?
If you are experiencing chronic or serious pain or tenderness in the jaw, or if you are having trouble opening or close your jaw, then it’s time you talked to our Edison TMJ specialist to figure out the best course of action.
How is TMJ disorder treated?
There are some cases in which the symptoms may just go away without even needing treatment, but if symptoms are persistent or recurrent, then there are some ways to ease and even eliminate your symptoms:
If these common therapies and treatments don’t work, then surgery might be the next treatment to consider. Of course, it’s always important to talk to your dentist in Edison, NJ about the pros and cons of having surgery to correct your TMJ disorder.
Don’t let TMJ-related pain get you down. Turn to the dental experts at Frechtman Family Dental of Edison to get the pain relief you deserve. Schedule an appointment with us today!