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What do you know about TMJ disorder? Do you know how you might be able to recognize the symptoms of this serious condition? Do you know what you should do about this problem? Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to recognize and address TMJ disorder.

TMJD, also known as temporomandibular joint disorder, can be caused by a variety of issues, such as injuries, accidents, or even teeth grinding. Fortunately, if you have this condition, simple pain medication should be enough to ease your discomfort until you can visit our team. If your TMJ is caused by teeth grinding, our team may be able to make a custom mouthguard for you.

Sadly, it may be difficult to recognize the symptoms of TMJ disorder since many people with TMJ grind their teeth subconsciously. But there are a few symptoms you can watch for. For instance, you may suffer from frequent headaches, ranging from mild to severe. You may also hear noises in your ear, such as ringing, clicking, and popping.

If youre suffering from TMJ disorder, our team can help. Dr. Packman will be happy to examine the health of your teeth and give you the personalized advice you need. If you would like to learn more, please dont hesitate to contact us at 704.873.2211. We look forward to hearing from you soon.