Dr. Brandon Ryff, Dr. Jonathan Coombs, Dr. Don Chiappetti, and Dr. Reed Chiappetti offer advanced treatment options to reduce the symptoms of TMJ Disorder. These symptoms can include: headaches; facial pain; clicking or popping of the jaw; difficulty opening and closing the mouth; pain in the neck, back, and shoulder; and even numbness in the arms or fingers.
TMJ Disorder is characterized by problems with the temporomandibular joint, which is located between the upper and lower jaw. Arthritis, teeth clenching, a misaligned bite, and even simple overuse of the joint can lead to TMJ Disorder. The condition can become very painful and have an effect on one’s day-to-day life.
The experienced dentists at Scottsdale Smile Center can evaluate your symptoms and determine whether TMJ Disorder may be the cause. Our dentist can then develop a customized treatment plan designed to reduce the effects of TMJ Disorder and diminish the symptoms. Treatment options can include: