TMJ Treatment in Johns Island, SC

Do you suffer from jaw pain, headaches, migraines, earaches, or painful chewing? If so, we can help! With our skilled team and state-of-the-art technology. Stono Dental Care provides effective TMJ treatment for those living and working near Johns Island, West Ashley, Hollywood, Rantowles, and Charleston, SC!

What Is TMJ?

TMD (temporomandibular disorders), commonly referred to as TMJ, is characterized by significant pain in the jaw and a limited range of motion in the jaw joint. It can affect chewing, talking, swallowing, and sometimes even breathing. 

TMJ is associated with several symptoms. Some of them include recurrent facial pain, swelling, constant teeth grinding, facial sensitivity, jaw joint locking, and a limited range of motion in the jaw. 

Common TMJ symptoms include the following: man experiencing TMJ issues

  • Headaches and migraines 
  • Tenderness and pain surrounding the jaw, ears, cheeks, and neck 
  • Stiffness in the jaw
  • Earaches 
  • Painful chewing 
  • Pain while yawning 
  • Locking of the jaw 
  • Uncontrolled change of facial expression 
  • Changes in the fit of the upper and lower teeth 

If you are experiencing uncomfortable, painful symptoms related to TMJ, let us know! Dr. Game, your local Johns Island dentist, will perform an examination and design a customized treatment plan to restore your functional jaw, with treatment options including medicinal treatment or a tooth-protecting oral appliance. 

Pain-Relieving Injections

These injections are usually associated with cosmetic practices, but when injected into just the right area, they can relieve the more severe symptoms of TMJ, such as migraines, pain, earaches, jaw tension, ear aches, and more. Your facial appearance will be unaffected by this type of TMJ treatment - the only thing you will notice is a reduction in pain!

Mouthguards for TMJ

Stono Dental Care is dedicated to providing the relief you deserve! Dr. Game will help ease your TMJ symptoms with customized treatments, Dr. Game can help ease the pain with our bruxism mouth guards! These oral appliances help hold your jaw in place, protecting from the grinding and clenching that can lead to uneven tooth wear and discomfort. 

Schedule Your TMJ Treatment Consultation

Are the uncomfortable symptoms of your TMJ condition affecting your daily life? Are you seeking relief from TMJ-related headaches, jaw pain, and more? Call Stono Dental Care today to get the gentle solution you deserve! 

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