Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA
Integrative Dental Arts Has TMD Treatment Expertise
At Integrative Dental Arts, we offer more than cosmetic dentistry services. We can also help with jaw alignment problem and more. Many people in the Agoura Hills, Thousand Oaks area rely on us for help with TMD symptoms. TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is the joint that can develop pain and dysfunction called TMD (temporomandibular disorder). The Integrative Dental Arts team on the border of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties has extensive training in this area. Dr. Kathleen Carson has vast neuromuscular expertise and can diagnose and treat TMJ/TMD.
What’s the Difference Between TMJ and TMD?
Everyone has TMJ. The TMJ is the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw to your skull; TMD is the disorder of the TMJ, which causes many uncomfortable symptoms.
Symptoms of Temporomandibular Disorder
- TMJ symptoms
- Limited mouth opening
- Neck, shoulder, back pain or stiffness
- Clicking or grating sounds to TM joint
- Pain or soreness in TM joint
- Locking jaw (opened or closed)
- Unexplained teeth or facial pain
- Earaches, stuffiness, or ringing
- Pain behind the eyes
- Numbness in fingers or arms
TMD / TMJ Treatment
For many people, the symptoms have periods of being almost dormant and other periods that are excruciating. You don’t have to keep dealing with pain and TMD symptoms. We can offer several treatment options to help you with symptoms, including: the Natural Headache Therapy system and a neuromuscular approach, which can help with a number of problems, such as: headaches, jaw pain, neck pain, and bite correction. Learn more at our headache relief Westlake website.
Equipped with advanced dental technology and dedication to on-going training, the Cosmetic Dentistry team at Integrative Dental Arts, conveniently located near Los Angeles, CA are here to answer any of your TMD/TMJ questions.
Give us a call today at (818) 889-0400 for a consultation.