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TMJ Treatment in Shoreline

TMJ/TMD Treatment in Shoreline and Milton, WA

The temporomandibular joint is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. When this joint is injured or damaged, it can lead to a localized pain disorder called TMJ syndrome. Some of the symptoms you have this condition include, but are not limited to:

  • pain in the jaw joint
  • jaw clicking or popping
  • ear pain
  • popping sounds in your ears
  • stiff or sore jaw muscles
  • pain in the temple area
  • locking of the jaw joint

If your pain is occasional or temporary there is generally no reason for concern and you can treat the symptoms will pain medications. You can also not chew gum, reduce your stress, eat soft foods, etc. to help relieve the pain.

Botox has also been used to treat this condition. Consult with our expert before undergoing any treatment process if you believe you have TMJ.

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