Do you suffer from headaches, ear pain, or jaw pain when you open and close your mouth? If so, you could be experiencing symptoms associated with temporomandibular joint disorder, also known as TMD. Your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull. At Weymouth Dental Associates in Weymouth, MA, we offer services for all of your dental needs, including the diagnosis and treatment of TMD.
Symptoms of TMD may include:
Causes of TMD may include the following:
Our dentist in Weymouth, MA will perform a complete assessment of your mouth and jaw, and will also evaluate the movement of your jaw to determine the cause of your pain. Our dentist may take a simple x-ray to look at your bite or a more detailed x-ray to look at your joint. We will discuss your diagnosis and explain all the options that are available to help relieve your symptoms.
At Weymouth Dental Associates, our patient’s comfort and safety are our utmost priority. We will work hard to ensure that your procedure is carried out in a relaxed, comfortable, and safe environment.
Our dentist in Weymouth, MA will perform a thorough dental examination to determine which treatment will help your TMD. Fortunately, several treatments for TMD exist.
To learn more about TMJ and TMD, contact us today. You don’t have to suffer from teeth and jaw pain any longer. We welcome you to call Weymouth Dental Associates in Weymouth, MA to schedule an appointment.