TMJ discomfort occurs when the two small joints in front of your ears become aggravated by stress.
Custom Solutions to Relieve TMJ Pain
Do you experience migraine headaches or have unexplained facial, neck, jaw, or shoulder pain? You may suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. Dr. Simmonds delivers relief with customized therapies that eliminate TMJ-related distress and restore comfortable function.
TMJ discomfort occurs when the two small joints in front of your ears become aggravated by stress, bruxism (teeth grinding), or a variety of other factors. The pain and pressure that result can range from mild to debilitating. Dr. Simmonds will conduct a thorough examination to determine the source of your TMJ pain and customize a solution for your unique situation.
Many patients find relief with custom-fitted nightguards that ease stressed jaw muscles and encourage optimal jaw position. If a misaligned bite is responsible for your discomfort, Dr. Simmonds can build up the surface of your back teeth to restore proper alignment. We’ll work with you to determine the treatment that’s right for you.