Sometimes, the very joint that allows us to chew, speak, and open and close our mouths can become disfunctional or sore. When that happens, it is hard for us to do any of the normal everyday things we are used to doing. It can also be very painful. We don’t often realize how important the use of our jaw is, until something happens to it. TMJ is an issue that most people don’t even associate as a dental problem. There are various causes for TMJ like misalignment of the bite, misalignment of the jaw muscle, and more. Proper treatment is very important. Without it, you may experience things like, numbness in your hands, depression, dizziness, ringing in the ears, and much more. But, why worry about the possible symptoms when you can have your TMJ treated and fixed today? A locked jaw isn’t always the first symptom. If you are having any issues with your mouth or any of the symptoms above, consider getting it checked by your dentist soon. Treatment can fix the very things that actually cause the problem, not just alleviate the pain. Once your problem is solved, you no longer have to worry about relieving the pain. After proper treatment TMJ rarely becomes an issue again. Now how great would that be?
Contact us today and let Dr. Garrett make the pain go away.