Jaw Realignment and TMJ Treatment FAQs
What causes TMJ disorders and the need for jaw realignment?
TMJ disorders can result from a variety of factors, including misaligned jaws, teeth grinding, stress, or injury. Jaw realignment becomes necessary when these issues lead to chronic pain and restricted jaw movement.
How long does it take to see improvements with TMJ treatment and jaw realignment?
The timeline for improvement varies from patient to patient. Some individuals may experience relief within weeks, while others may require several months of treatment to achieve significant results. We will monitor your progress and adjust your treatment plan as necessary to ensure the best outcome.
How can I tell if I need jaw realignment or TMJ treatment?
Common symptoms include jaw pain, clicking or popping noises when opening and closing your mouth, headaches, and difficulty chewing. If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, it’s advisable to consult a dentist who specializes in TMJ treatment for an evaluation.