Bruxism and TMJ Problems
Dr. Rozema has extensively studied the area of TMJ disorders and bruxism. He is well versed in the diagnosis and treatment of temperomandibular joint and bite disorders and the can help you understand your needs and help you decide on a proper course of treatment. Dr. Rozema teaches in the areas of occlusion (bite) and splint therapy at the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (www.pankey.org and www.pankeydentist.org).
Treatment for TMD
Temporomandibular disorder (or TMD) describes a variety of conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint (the point where the jaw opens and closes). The disorder is characterized by pain and stiffness in the jaw, which naturally affects eating, talking, and swallowing.
In most cases, the symptoms associated with TMD can be successfully treated to reduce or eliminate your discomfort completely. At Donald R. Rozema, D.D.S., we utilize the latest technology available to provide safe, gentle, and effective treatment for all of your TMD symptoms, including:
- Frequent headaches
- Jaw, face, neck, and ear pain
- Ringing in the ears
- Difficulty swallowing
- Unexplained loose, worn, or cracked teeth
- Difficulty opening and closing your mouth
Call us now at 404-445-2021 or fill out our contact form to learn how you can stop your TMJ pain today!
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