TMJ disorder is a condition characterized by an aching jaw, migraine headaches, and earaches. If you are experiencing this kind of pain, let Dr. Lucy Meyer, Dr. Peggy Scott or Dr. Aimee Sims evaluate you for TMJ disorder at our office.
If we determine you have it, we can provide TMJ treatment that will give you relief.
Call Lakeside Dentistry in Rochester, MN at 507-282-8222 for a TMJ consultation.
Your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, connects your lower jaw to the temporal bones in front of your ears. It works like a hinge and enables your jaw to move up and down and side to side.
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, TMJ disorder is more common among women, especially those between the ages of 20 and 40. Though we don’t know yet what causes it, risk factors for developing TMJ disorder include:
We use two primary types of TMJ treatment, both of which aim to reposition your jaw to relieve your TMJ pain. Both treatments may also help relieve your migraine headaches.
Think TMJ disorder may be causing your persistent jaw pain or migraine headaches? Call Lakeside Dentistry at 507-282-8222 to make an appointment. Our dentist can screen for TMJ disorder and provide TMJ treatment to give you some relief!