TMJ Therapy Treating West Orange & Caldwell Jaw Pain
Fight Chronic Pain and Improve Oral Function
Are you suffering from chronic headaches, neck pain, jaw pain, or pain in other places throughout your body? Are you unsure of the cause? Issues with your TMJ often cause these types of problems. Many people are unaware of the connection between TMJ dysfunction and migraines, but we help explore this possibility and find treatment options with TMJ therapy in West Orange and Caldwell, NJ.
Some people experience TMJ dysfunction symptoms for a short period of time if undergoing immense stress or anxiety. However, others develop a chronic condition. For these people, TMJ therapy will be essential for overcoming the pain and functional problems they’ll experience. Symptoms of TMJ dysfunction include:
- Clicking or popping of the jaw
- Chronic headaches, jaw pain, facial pain, and neck pain
- Ear pain or congestion
- Limited opening of the mouth
- Locking of the jaw
These problems can be caused or exacerbated by nighttime teeth grinding and clenching. In order to reduce this pressure, our doctors fit you for a nightguard. This custom-made oral appliance prevents damage to teeth as well, which can wear down, break, or even come loose because of bruxism.
A custom nightguard protects teeth from damage and reduces pressure, but successful TMJ therapy may also involve stress reduction techniques like exercise, talk therapy, meditation, and stretching. Our team can make recommendations that fit your unique needs and preferences.
If you’re exhibiting any of the symptoms of TMJ dysfunction and are curious as to whether or not you’re suffering from the condition, make an appointment at our West Orange or Caldwell, New Jersey dental offices. We will explore solutions with you to find a way to alleviate chronic pain and get you back to feeling your best. D&G Dental serves West Orange, Caldwell, Verona, Roseland, Cedar Grove, and surrounding New Jersey communities, offering convenient office hours for busy families and advanced dental care treatments for every age and level of need. Contact us for an appointment.