Managing TMJ Syndrome
in New Lenox, IL
TMJ stands for “temporomandibular joint.” This joint connects your jawbone to your skull, and acts as a sort of hinge when you open and close your mouth. TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a condition in which the joint becomes painful and less mobile. It can often lead to chronic pain of the face, head, and/or neck, cracked teeth, and an overall decreased quality of life.
At Lincolnway Dental Associates in New Lenox, IL, our team is qualified to diagnose and suggest treatment options to ease the symptoms of TMJ syndrome. If you have chronic jaw, head, or neck pain or have difficulty chewing comfortably, consider meeting with our team to find out if you’re living with TMD.
You can reach us at (815) 462-4838. Book your appointment today!
Can TMD be Treated?
TMD doesn’t have to rule over your life. Treatment is possible, and a better quality of life is achievable for you. Together we can help you find the cause of your condition and take the appropriate next steps to relieve your symptoms.
TMD can be managed in several ways, with some of the best options being:
- Physical therapy
- Mouth guard or splint
- Botox injections
- Avoidance therapy
- Thermal therapy
Your health, happiness, and quality of life are important to us. If you are suffering from chronic pain in your jaw, please contact us at (815) 462-4838 to schedule an appointment!