Do you suffer from frequent headaches due to TMJ? Do you have jaw pain or locking of the jaw? At Tamborello Dentistry in Magnolia, TX near The Woodlands, TX we offer custom bite splints and mouthguards for patients that suffer from the painful symptoms of TMJ.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD/TMJ) is a disorder that affects the ability of bones, muscles, and ligaments in the jaw to working properly. This can lead to various painful, debilitating symptoms including:
At Tamborello Dentistry in Magnolia, TX near The Woodlands, TX, we offer two treatment options for patients that suffer from TMJ/TMD. Depending on your examination and symptoms, Dr. Tamborello can help you decide which treatment option is best for you.
Dental Splints – Bite splints are a custom-made acrylic dental appliance that can fit either over the upper or lower teeth. They are designed to cover all your teeth and are worn to prevent clenching of teeth and to realign your jaw.
Mouthguards – Night guards are another custom-made orthotic that covers your teeth and props them apart which decreases the grinding of teeth and allows facial muscles to relax.
Tired of living every day in pain due to your TMD? Contact our Magnolia, TX dental office today and schedule an appointment with Dr. Tamborello. He would be happy to evaluate your oral health and create a customized TMJ treatment plan for you!