Hattiesburg Dentist Treating TMJ & TMD Symptoms
If you ever feel or hear a clicking in your jaw, you may need to see a TMJ dentist. Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD, is a result of problems with the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. Grinding teeth, injuring your jaw and stress are just a few of the causes that may be to blame. Scheduling an appointment at The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center, P.A. in Hattiesburg can help you understand available TMJ treatment options if you are diagnosed. There are a number of common symptoms to look out for, including the following:
- Facial pain
- Locked feeling in jaw
- Face feels tired
- Swelling on face
- Jaw that clicks or snaps
Treatment Options We Offer
There are a number of TMJ treatment options available. Some of them are surgical, and some are not. You may consider the following for treating your TMD symptoms:
- Mouth guard
We will help you find the treatment option that best addresses your issues and improves your dental health. You don’t need to suffer in silence when there is help available for TMD.
Improving Dental Health & Comfort in Laurel & the Pine Belt Area
Temporomandibular joint disorder is a common yet commonly misunderstood condition that can cause patients considerable discomfort. If you have symptoms that indicate you might be dealing with this disorder, there is help available. The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center, P.A. provides treatment to patients in the greater Hattiesburg area that can greatly alleviate discomfort. If you are seeking a TMJ doctor in Laurel or the Pine Belt area, we can help. We also provide facial trauma surgery and a range of other services to patients. If you are ready to make an appointment, please reach out to us at 601-271-2356.