How many people have TMJ? All of them! Temporomandibular joints
Temporomandibular joints are a complex arrangement of bone, muscles, ligaments, nerves, blood supply, and an articular disc made
Our dentists strive to get to the root of the problem, rather than cloaking symptoms with pain medications. We start by helping you identify potential external causes. Stress is a big one, and we may recommend stress management techniques to help your jaw relax. Then we thoroughly evaluate your bite. Bringing it into balance may be as simple as replacing or adjusting old, worn, or ill-fitting restorations.
In many cases, a mouth guard for TMJ brings significant relief and reduces the risk of dental damage. The rigid acrylic splint is custom-fitted to stay comfortably and snugly in place. It repositions the jaw, alleviating stress on joints. The dentist may make further adjustments to achieve optimal results.
Effective TMJ treatment is available in Beverly Hills, CA. It begins with a call to (310) 692-7855.