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. We here at Perspective Dentistry 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 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
  • 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
There Are A Variety Of Tmj Treatments Readily Available at Perspective Dental
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The Perspective TMJ Treatment Approach

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

At Perspective Dental, we take custom approach to each patient’s care plan. The number, intensity and frequency of TMJ symptoms each patient presents with is 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 for your TMJ issues is made.

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.