Nicole E Pagonis DDS
Dentistry in Los Gatos, CA

What do I do if I have TMJ symptoms?

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD or TMJ) has many associated symptoms, and each person may experience them differently. The most common signs of this disorder include: 

  • Jaw and neck pain
  • Facial soreness
  • Difficulty chewing food 
  • Popping and clicking of the jaw
  • Chronic migraines

If you experience any of these symptoms, your dentist in Los Gatos, CA can help you get long-lasting relief. 

Oral Health Risks Associated with TMJ

In addition to causing toothaches and sensitivity, untreated TMJ can also cause eventual tooth enamel deterioration, tooth loss, or gum recession. Teeth grinding associated with TMJ also wears down the teeth, making them more susceptible to deep decay and nerve damage. 

The pain and discomfort associated with TMD can become unbearable for some patients, which is why we offer gentle TMJ treatment in our Los Gatos, CA dental office.

Discover TMJ Treatment in Los Gatos, CA 

Proactive steps can be taken to relieve your pain and maintain the integrity of your teeth. This may include fabricating a custom appliance to align your jaw and protect your teeth.

We provide gentle and effective treatment for teeth grinding and jaw pain. If you are experiencing symptoms of TMD, please inform your dental hygienist and Dr. Pagonis

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