The muscles that help you chew, speak and swallow are called the temporomandibular joints (TMJ). When a person experiences a problem using these muscles to perform their complex functions it is very likely that they are experiencing temporomandibular disorder (TMD).
There are a variety of possible causes of TMD such as, but not limited to:
We understand TMJ is extremely painful and can disrupt many aspects of your life.
We can perform a dental examination if you are experiencing any pain associated with chewing, speaking and swallowing. We check your muscles and joints for pain, popping, and immobility. Through this process, we can help you effectively diagnose your pain and provide an effective TMJ treatment in our office that fits your needs. We offer quality TMJ treatment and diagnosis to ensure you begin the treatment and healing process as soon as possible.
If you’re suffering from jaw pain or other symptoms of TMJ our team has the knowledge and expert care to work with you to regain healthy functions. If you’re in need of TMJ treatment in East Lansing, Lansing, or the greater Lansing area, contact our office today to schedule an appointment.