TMJ Treatment in Wrightsville Beach, NC

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TMJ Disorder, also known as TMD, is a jaw disorder that causes many patients pain. Some TMJ conditions are more severe than others. Common indications of TMJ include, but are not limited to: frequent headaches, painful clicking and popping of the jaw joints, limited range of opening, “locked” open or closed sensations, and pain in the chewing muscles around the head and neck. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, be sure to tell our team at Atlantic Dental Group. Our 5-star-rated dentists will assess any symptoms and recommend appropriate therapies that can improve TMJ symptoms. We have helped many of our patients with TMJ treatment in Leland, NC.

Causes of TMJ

The cause of TMJ is not obvious. What we do know is that some common factors contribute to the development of a TMJ disorder. These include:

  • Arthritis
  • Jaw injury
  • Grinding
  • Movement of the cushion inside the joint
  • Bad bite
  • Stress
What Are Some TMJ Symptoms?

Symptoms vary for TMJ cases, but the most common indicators of TMJ include:

  • Swelling in the joint area
  • Pain
  • Lockjaw
  • Grinding teeth (both a contributor and a symptom)
  • Clicking sound in the joint
  • Headaches and migraines

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, don’t hesitate to contact our office for an appointment.

Contact Us to Learn More About TMJ Treatment in Leland, NC

With TMJ disorder, you can experience a number of different symptoms. It is important to trust a dentist with the training to diagnose and treat you properly. When you are ready to experience our 5-star dental care, schedule your Comprehensive New Patient Exam by calling 910-762-0958 or by clicking here to use our online scheduling form. Your appointment includes an oral cancer screening, a periodontal exam, a tooth-by-tooth exam, an aesthetic consultation, and a TMJ and bite pattern exam.

We look forward to helping you achieve your happiest, healthiest smile!

As one of the premier dental practices in Wilmington, NC, our doctors and staff at Atlantic Dental Group also provide 5-star dental care to patients from Leland, Brunswick, and Wrightsville Beach & Carolina Beach, NC, and surrounding areas.