Why TMJ Pain Doesn't Have To Define You

Do you have persistent jaw soreness or residual jaw discomfort that leaves your mouth not wanting to move much at all? If that sounds like you, you're not alone; many Americans today suffer from such symptoms, typically referred to as temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD). These involve the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) in people's jaws being dysfunctional or otherwise breaking TMJdown.

Oftentimes, TMDs can start from excessive grinding of the teeth. When a person finds themselves mindlessly grinding their chompers to the point where they begin to experience TMJ discomfort, it's imperative that they get expert consolation fast. After all, TMJ pain can become more serious if left untreated, leading to potential harm of the surrounding teeth, gums, and bone structures of the mouth.

At Green Valley Dental Center, you can experience full relief from any jaw discomfort concerning you. Whether you're prescribed muscle relaxants, aspirin, biofeedback, or wearing a nightguard in your mouth at night, you'll find that the options for finding relief from your TMJ pain are always long-lasting with the brilliant expertise of helpful dentists on site.

Take a look at some of the most common signs that you may have a TMD below:

  • Clicking or popping sounds when moving your mouth
  • Frequent headaches
  • Frequent neck aches
  • Extreme tooth sensitivity

If your TMD is more severe, jaw surgery performed right here at Green Valley Dental Center can be life-changing for the better! Considering less-invasive surgical options (such as arthroscopy) are available for many such situations, the decision to receive treatment for your TMJ discomfort can be the greatest dental decision you've made yet.

For more information on how TMD treatment can improve your well-being for the foreseeable future, give one of the expert dental staff at Green Valley Dental Center a call today at (702) 896-8933 for optimal TMJ relief right here in Henderson, NV!