TMJ Dentist - San Marcos
Some headaches and most jaw pain are related to disorders of the jaw joint or the supporting musculature and ligaments. This is a condition collectively referred to as TMD. Our San Marcos TMJ dentist has extensive training in diagnosing and treating jaw pain and headaches. As a jaw pain specialist in San Diego, our dentist has treated hundreds of patients suffering from TMJ pain successfully.
San Marcos - Jaw Pain Specialist
TMJ refers to the jaw joints. When the joint is out of balance and diseased, it is referred to as TMD. As our San Marcos TMJ specialist explains some common signs and symptoms of TMD are:
- clicking/popping joints
- difficulty opening wide
- chewing difficulty
- earaches, ear stuffiness or ringing
- jaw pain
TMJ Pain and Consequences
Due to debilitating effects of TMD, the symptoms are often followed by anxiety and eventual depression. Meanwhie, the pain becomes chronic which is more difficult to treat.
Our tmj dentist has clients from all over San Diego, and as far north as Los Angeles that drive to see him for their TMJ treatment. >Learn more about TMJ disorders and headaches