TMJ in Fredericksburg, TX
Get jaw and joint pain relief at Hoerster Family Dentistry.
Treating your TMJ disorder successfully will relieve pain and discomfort.
We’ll create a treatment plan that’s easy to follow.
Your whole health will improve when your oral health improves.
- What is the main cause of TMJ?
There are several causes of TMJ disorder, including teeth grinding, jaw misalignment, congenital growth, stress, mouth injury, and arthritis.
The cause of TMJ disorder can include physical and emotional stress. Daily stress can lead to jaw clenching, which causes pressure to the jaw and its muscles and ligaments.
TMJ disorder can cause jaw pain, neck pain, earaches, headaches, inability to open the mouth fully, and a popping jaw.
- Does TMJ go away?
With TMJ treatment at Fredericksburg, TX, we can find the best way to ease your jaw pain.
- How long does it take for TMJ to go away?
TMJ flare-ups can last for several hours to days, but there are ways to prevent flare-ups at home.
Contact us to find the best treatment to control your TMJ disorder and, in turn, the TMJ flare-ups as well.
- What happens if TMJ is left untreated?
TMJ disorder is not life-threatening but can turn into a debilitating condition if left untreated. TMJ pain and discomfort can become chronic and even cause anxiety and depression.
Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is one of the leading reasons for chronic jaw and facial pain. Don’t let TMJ disorder slow you down. Please schedule a consultation with our dentist today.
- What can a dentist do for TMJ?
Your dentist can help diagnose and treat your TMJ disorder by creating a custom treatment plan starting with the easiest and least invasive options.
If your TMJ disorder is caused by jaw clenching or teeth grinding, then your dentist can make a custom nightguard to prevent this.
Dr. Hoerster and his team offers quality family, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry to families in Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas.