TMJ TREATMENT - CHARLOTTE, NC - JAW PAIN & HEADACHE TREATMENT
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Keep TMJ Jaw Pain From Restricting Your Health and Wellness With TMJ Treatment in Charlotte, NC
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) pain and discomfort affects millions of people across the nation, leading to oral complications, chronic headaches, and time away from work, along with other life-altering occurrences. TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorders) are a collection of problems involving your jaw joints (TMJ) and surrounding muscles and are caused by a host of TMJ factors like malocclusion, teeth grinding/clenching, stress and anxiety, among others. In fact, even genes can have an effect on TMJ and a person’s pain threshold. With proper TMJ diagnosis and treatment from dentist, Dr. Thomas Layton, you can enjoy a return to healthy joint function and improved overall well-being and relief from TMJ pain.
Dr. Layton speaks about the challenges of TMJ
Have You Noticed These Symptoms of TMJ?
TMJ affects patients in various ways, with some of the more common symptoms being:
✔ Jaw or facial pain and discomfort
✔ Difficulty biting or chewing comfortably
✔ Restricted opening
✔ Jaw locking in open or closed position
✔ Clicking, grinding or popping sounds
✔ Chronic or frequent headaches or migraines
✔ Ear, neck, shoulder or upper back pain
✔ Ringing in the ears
Christine Doffermyre shares her experience with jaw pain
Experience the Layton Difference in TMJ Treatment And Care
Without proper treatment for TMJ, chronic or irreversible damage to the jaw joints and other oral structures may occur from TMJ, resulting in the need for restorative treatment, tooth replacement and even jaw joint surgery. Dr. Layton takes a comprehensive, personalized approach to diagnosing and treating TMJ, beginning with a thorough one-hour to one-and-a-half-hour screening appointment to ensure the highest quality care for your TMJ issues.
Your TMJ/TMD evaluation visit includes:
✔ Range of motion screening
✔ Digital teeth scan
✔ Palpation of muscles surrounding your jaw joints
✔ Assessment of dental history
✔ Discussion of previous injuries
✔ Discussion of previous orthodontic treatment