Since the causes of TMJ disorder are so varied, pinpointing a viable cure or improvement for TMJ associated pain and misalignment can be difficult. That is why it is important to have an experienced TMJ dentist diagnose and treat this disorder. TMJ is more common than many people think.
It is estimated that more than 10 million Americans suffer from some form of TMJ disorder. Dr. Klein has helped many who suffer from TMJ disorder alleviate pain and improve or restore normal TMJ function.
Often times TMJ disorders can be alleviated with orthodontic alignment procedures including alignment trays or orthotics. In many cases surgery or other invasive procedures are not required to treat TMJ disorders. To find out more about TMJ disorder, contact Dr. Klein today!
Causes for TMJ are varied. Stress and diet, as well as more physical causes: grinding teeth, orthodontic misalignment, and heavy teeth clinching are all causes of TMJ disorder.
Symptoms are equally varied. Toothaches, headaches, back and neck pain as well as general pain in the jaw and face are all potential symptoms of TMJ disorder.