Dr. Ellsworth on TMJ Treatment Read Transcript
When I think of TMJ patients, I think of my wife, who has TMJ. She has the pain in her ears, jaw muscles, headaches, the whole nine yards. What we've been able to do with making her appliances and Botox has really helped her function a lot better in life. She's happier. She doesn't have the pain. She doesn't have the headaches like she normally does. It's a great option for people because I've seen it. I've seen it with her all the time.
TMJ disorders can make chewing difficult, cause pain, and damage your teeth through constant teeth grinding. Our expert dentists offer TMJ treatments such as Botox®, oral appliances, and muscle relaxers to help you find relief from your TMJ problems. Call our Cave Creek, AZ dental office today at 602-842-6188 to explore how we can solve your TMJ pain.
What Is TMJ?
TMJ disorders are problems related to the joint that connects your jaw to the rest of your skull. This joint is called your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ for short. Problems with this joint can result in painful symptoms and may even cause migraine headaches. Learn about our TMJ Treatment now.
What Are TMJ Symptoms?
- Clicking on the Jaw Joint
- General Jaw Pain or Discomfort
- Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)
- Pain When Using Your Mouth
- Headaches and Migraines
How Can Beckham Dental Help?
Botox – Botox may help relieve the stress and tension in your head and neck as well as TMJ-related headaches. Botox relaxes the muscles in the area where it’s injected.
Oral Appliance – A bad bite can cause TMJ pain. As part of our TMJ treatment, we offer both daytime and nighttime oral appliances to correct the position of your bite and take the pressure off your joint.
Muscle Relaxers – Muscle relaxers can help relieve the tension in the muscles around your TMJ and give you the pain relief you have been looking for.
Beckham Dental Can Solve Your TMJ Problems
There’s no need to suffer anymore – get lasting relief from your TMJ pain with TMJ Treatment services. Call our Cave Creek, AZ dental office at 602-842-6188 or use our online form to find out how we can help you. We’ll work hard to find the right solution for you!