TMJ/TMD FAQs | Fresno CA

What is TMD?

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a condition in which the temporomandibular joint becomes inflamed, resulting in temporomandibular joint pain and other symptoms. TMD may cause temporomandibular joint pain, as well as other symptoms affecting the jaw and its supporting structure. 

What is TMJ?

The temporomandibular joint is where the jaw connects to the temporal bones of the skull. TMD is also known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction. It is referred to as TMJ. 

What are the symptoms of TMD / TMD?

TMD can cause a variety of symptoms, ranging from facial pain and stiffness to difficulty chewing. Locked jaws, clicking sounds in the jaw joint, facial swelling, headaches, dizziness, and other symptoms are among the possible consequences. 

Do popping jaw joints mean I have TMD?

Although clicking in jaw joints is common, it is not enough to diagnose TMD. This condition alone should not cause concern. If you have TMD, you may experience popping jaw joints. Your dentist is the only one who can properly diagnose this condition. If you have other symptoms, schedule an oral exam as soon as possible. 

TMJ Treatment Near Me 

Are you interested in TMJ Treatment services? If you are experiencing any symptoms like headaches, jaw pain, and so forth, ensure that you visit the dental professional for an evaluation. Our TMJ professionals  are ready to assist you and recommend the ideal dental procedure. Contact our office today to make your appointment, and discuss your treatment options.