TMJ Disorder Treatment

At Perspective Dental, we specialize in treating TMJ in Austin, TX.

TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint, which is the joint that attaches the jaw to the skull.

As with many other joints on the body, this joint can experience problems over time, causing pain and swelling. At Perspective Dentistry, we offer a range of TMJ treatment options to alleviate the pain and discomfort that you are feeling and to give you free range of the jawbone.

The most common clinical symptoms of temporomandibular (TMJ) disorders include:

  • Pain in the jaw and surrounding structures
  • Pain in the face
  • Headache
  • Popping or clicking in the jaw joints
  • A crunching sound in the jaw joints
  • Restricted opening
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The Perspective TMJ Treatment Approach

There is no one-size-fits-all treatment plan for TMJ Dysfunction.

At Perspective Dental, we take a custom approach to each patient’s care plan. The number, intensity, and frequency of TMJ symptoms each patient presents with are unique. Dr. Smitherman works with your dentist, doctor, and other members of the medical/dental community to make sure that the most accurate diagnosis possible is made for your TMJ issues.

Get started with a TMJ Evaluation

This one-time appointment is the first step to determining the root cause of your TMJ and alleviating your pain and discomfort.