Eliminate Jaw Pain with TMJ Therapy

You do not have to live with jaw pain for the rest of your life. If you are suffering from chronic jaw and neck pain because of bruxism or TMJ, schedule your initial consultation at AAA Dental Care in Stamford, CT, for a professional evaluation. Dr. Andrew Kim and our team have helped many patients get the relief they need from TMJ pain with a customized treatment plan that restores proper functioning of the jaw. Our effective and affordable therapies deliver fast results so you can enjoy a better quality of life.

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Affiliations - Dr. Andrew Kim | AAA Dental -  - [Doctor Name] - [Treatment 1] - [Treatment 2] - Stamford, CT
Affiliations - Dr. Andrew Kim | AAA Dental -  - [Doctor Name] - [Treatment 1] - [Treatment 2] - Stamford, CT
Affiliations - Dr. Andrew Kim | AAA Dental -  - [Doctor Name] - [Treatment 1] - [Treatment 2] - Stamford, CT

Link Between Bruxism and TMJ

If you have a bad habit of clenching or grinding your teeth, you have a condition known as bruxism. This habit will wear down your teeth over time, and may trigger persistent pain or jaw discomfort and cause bite misalignment. Many patients with TMJ have bruxism, so we can work to break the habit and ease tension around the jaw. Dr. Kim may recommend wearing a nightguard and performing relaxation exercises to release tension in the jaw muscles.

Effective TMJ Treatment Options – Stamford, CT

A bite adjustment (occlusal adjustment) is one of the first things we recommend for patients with TMJ pain. Other treatment options and modalities include:

  • Performing jaw relaxation exercises
  • Wearing a nightguard
  • Eliminating caffeine and alcohol
  • Using anti-inflammatory medications
  • Applying hot or cold compresses
  • Receiving injectables for inflammation and pain
  • Undergoing jaw replacement surgery (severe cases)

Need to Discuss Your Options?

Stop suffering from jaw pain and get the TMJ treatment you need! Schedule your initial consultation that includes an exam and x-rays at AAA Dental Care today. Call us now to reserve your appointment with Dr. Andrew Kim. Contact our staff and we'll be sure to follow up with you within 24 hours.

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