Dr. Brandon Ryff, Dr. Jonathan Coombs, and Dr. Don 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. Dr. Ryff, Dr. Coombs, or Dr. Chiappetti can then develop a customized treatment plan designed to reduce the effects of TMJ Disorder and diminish the symptoms. Treatment options can include: