Do you struggle widely opening your mouth or chewing? If so, you might suffer from TMJ disorder, which is the pain and discomfort in the hinge that connects your jaw to your skull, and we are here to provide TMJ treatment in Gilbert, Arizona, to help you.
No one knows exactly what causes this condition, but we do have an idea of what could cause trouble to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Grinding and clenching your teeth can cause a large amount of pressure on the jaw and cause soreness and irritation. Arthritis in the joint and stress can also create the TMJ disorder. If you have the following symptoms, we invite you to come into Island Dental and visit with our dentist, Dr. Naman B. Patel, as soon as you can:
- Neck aches
- Hearing problems
- Shoulder pain
- Ringing in the ears
- Pain or tenderness in your face, jaw joint, neck, or shoulders
- Troubles widely opening your mouth
- Clicking sounds in your jaw when you open your mouth
- A tired feeling in your face
- Swelling in the face
- Trouble chewing
To take control of the pain and discomfort you are feeling, come into our office now and meet with your dentist. We are happy to help you in any way we can.