Nicole E Pagonis DDS
Dentistry in Los Gatos, CA

What are symptoms of TMD?

Disorders of the jaw joint, or temporomandibular joint, can wreak havoc on your jaw joints and dental health. Without the proper treatment, TMD can lead to tooth loss, enamel wear, tooth nerve damage, and jaw bone deterioration. 

Common Signs and Symptoms of TMD

Every dental patient experiences this painful jaw disorder differently, so each patient may notice varying symptoms. The most common TMD signs and symptoms include the following:

  1. Migraines
  2. Tooth pain and sensitivity
  3. Pain, soreness, or stiffness in the jaw, face, or neck 
  4. Popping and clicking of the jaw joint 
  5. Lockjaw or stiffness in the jaw 
  6. Dislocated or misaligned jaw 
  7. Difficulty opening and closing the mouth 
  8. Painful chewing, biting, yawning, swallowing, or talking

TMJ and Dental Exams in Los Gatos, CA 

Having regularly scheduled dental exams is important for maintaining your oral health. Dental exams allow your dentist to monitor, evaluate, and treat any dental issues or abnormalities such as decay, gum disease, or infection. 

It also allows our team to determine if you experience any dental health disorders such as TMD or bruxism. Both of these conditions can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums if left untreated. However, regular visits to your dentist can ensure you receive prompt and effective care. 

Call Us Today for TMJ Relief! 

If you’re looking for TMJ treatment in Los Gatos, CA, look no further than the dental office of Nicole E Pagonis, DDS. Call our team today at (408) 399-3920 to schedule your TMJ consultation.

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