Temporomandibular joint disorder – called TMJ or TMD – can manifest in many ways. The signs of TMJ can be general, so the disorder can be easily overlooked by a family doctor. Our experienced neuromuscular dentists know how to diagnose whether TMJ is causing the symptoms you are experiencing.
The only way to know if you have TMD is to visit a qualified dentist, but some of the possible signs of the disorder are:
- Jaw swelling and pain
- Pain in the head, neck and face
- Tooth pain
- Jaw clicking noises
- Jaw getting locked in an open or closed position
- Chronic headaches
If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, you should schedule an evaluation with our dentists. We use advanced technology to determine if a TMJ disorder is present. We want you to get relief from these painful symptoms, and finding effective treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis of what is causing the pain and discomfort.
If you believe you may be experiencing the symptoms of TMJ and you live in or around Arlington, McLean, Tysons Corner, Alexandria or Fairfax, please contact Galleria Dental Aesthetics to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced dentists.