Other symptoms might include popping or clicking, limited mouth opening and neck pain.
If so, it’s possible you could have a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. TMJ affects the temporomandibular joints, chewing muscles, supporting muscles of the head and neck, and the way the upper and lower teeth meet. As many as 15 percent of Americans experience TMJ-related pain. Three-fourths have at least one of its symptoms.
The TMJ & Facial Pain Treatment Center focuses on diagnosing and treating temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and facial pain for patients from LaGrange, IL.
We often see patients from LaGrange who have been referred by a dentist, physician or specialist. We also attend to LaGrange patients who either self-diagnose TMJ or seek a definitive diagnosis after having seen other healthcare professionals.
LaGrange, IL – Relief from Jaw Pain, Bruxism
Our TMJ treatment for LaGrange includes relief from jaw pain and bruxism, two of the most common symptoms. If you’re suffering from jaw pain and bruxism, we are ready to help you fulfill your quest for pain relief.
In performing a current and definitive diagnosis, we apply advanced testing procedures such as an extensive head and neck exam, a load test, site-specific imaging of temporomandibular joints, MRI imaging and Doppler ultrasonic testing for types of joint sounds.
These procedures ensure accurate working diagnoses that lead to the relief of most TMJ symptoms including jaw pain and bruxism for LaGrange patients.
LaGrange, IL – Multi-Disciplined Treatment of Related Disorders
When necessary, The TMJ & Facial Pain Treatment Center works in tandem with other physicians for the most effective and comprehensive treatment for TMJ patients from LaGrange.
We also concentrate on the differential diagnosis of related disorders for LaGrange patients to be treated alone or in a multidisciplinary fashion.
If needed after a diagnosis, we will partner with radiologists; ear, nose and throat physicians; neurologists; and physical therapists to assist in your relief from pain. Most symptoms will be alleviated after treatment.
To learn more about our TMJ treatment for LaGrange, IL – including relief from TMJ symptoms such as jaw pain and bruxism – please contact our Burr Ridge office at (630) 734-0909 today.