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TMJ Treatment FAQs

tmj treatment faqsTMJ stands for temporomandibular joint.  It is also often called TMD, or temporomandibular by dentists. Those who suffer from TMJ may have a wide range of signs and symptoms, including some that they might not immediately associate with a jaw problem. When they visit their dentist in Birmingham, they can get learn more about the problem and how to deal with it. The following information on TMJ, as well as the TMJ treatment FAQs can help.

Some of the common signs and symptoms associated with TMD include headaches, sensitive teeth, facial pain, shoulder and neck pain, jaw pain, ringing in the ears, worn down teeth, loose teeth, and popping or clicking in the joints.

Causes include a wide range of things. They include trauma to the jaw, accidents, a bad bite, grinding of the teeth, stress, viral and bacterial infections, and more.

Treatment Questions and Answers

Fortunately, there is treatment available. These TMJ treatment FAQs can help you to get an idea of what you need to do. One of the first questions is whether the symptoms will simply go away on their own. While the symptoms can vary, they are not going to disappear, and they may get worse over time.

When you have painful symptoms, you need to find relief for them right away. You can talk with your dentist in Birmingham about the TMJ treatment options available to you to deal with the symptoms. Of course, the TMJ treatments FAQs also wonder what can be done to keep the symptoms from returning. By stabilizing your bite with an orthotic appliance, it can help to provide you with a healthier bite position. This can help to reduce the problem.

Contact Our Dentist in Birmingham for TMJ Treatment Today

Be sure to talk with your dentist about TMJ treatment FAQs not covered. You can get in touch with us by calling 205-967-9100 or by visiting our contact page.

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Michael Maniscalco DMD, MAGD PC was established to offer quality cosmetic dentistry services in the Birmingham, AL area. Dr. Maniscalco has a verity of credentials, and the experience to show for it. Along with extensive training and continuing education, our doctor employs the latest technologies and procedures to make sure we stay ahead of the curve. From patients needing cosmetic dentistry to sleep apnea, we treat each patient with respect and care, striving to create an atmosphere of assurance and trust, while you have the peace of mind that your smile and comfort is being handled by the best in dentistry. Compassion for our patients and the level of personalized services is unrivaled, and it shows in the work we do. Learn more about Dr. Maniscalco.