Phone: (907) 789-1295

Working Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: (907) 789-1295

Working Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Relief from TMJ

TMJ and TMD Treatment in Juneau, AK

Ready to address TMD-related concerns? Schedule a consultation with our experienced team. Together, we'll pave the way for a healthier, pain-free oral experience tailored to your unique needs.

Discover Relief from TMJ-Related Discomfort with Personalized Care

1. Understanding Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD):

Millions endure chronic facial and neck pain, and recurring headaches due to Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD). Your TMJ (temporomandibular joints) play a crucial role, in connecting your jaw to the skull. Pain, restricted movement, and discomfort can arise in these joints.

2. Recognizing TMD Symptoms:

Be vigilant for signs such as:
● Jaw pain● Ear pain, ringing, or stuffiness● Frequent headaches or neck aches● Clicking or popping sounds during jaw movement● Facial swelling● Muscle spasms in the jaw● Changes in tooth alignment● Locked jaw or limited mouth opening
Consult with us promptly if you experience any of these symptoms for a personalized evaluation.

3. Partnering with Your Dentist for Solutions:

Your dentist plays a pivotal role in identifying and addressing TMD. With a tailored treatment plan, you can find relief from pain and discomfort. Don't hesitate to communicate your symptoms for comprehensive care.

4. At-Home Strategies for TMD Management:

Take proactive steps to manage TMD at home or work:
● Practice facial relaxation: "Lips together, teeth apart"● Steer clear of teeth grinding● Limit constant gum chewing● Avoid cradling the phone; use a headset or hold it● Chew food evenly on both sides● Maintain good posture to alleviate strain

5. Seek Timely Intervention:

Early detection and intervention are key to managing TMD effectively. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your dentist promptly for a thorough examination and appropriate intervention.

6. Personalized TMD Prevention:

Your dentist can guide you with preventive measures based on your specific needs. Addressing habits, posture, and stress can contribute to long-term relief from TMD-related discomfort.

7. Take Charge of Your Oral Health:

Empower yourself to manage TMD with proactive steps. From awareness to personalized strategies, work hand-in-hand with your dentist to prioritize your oral health and overall well-being.