TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders, may be the of cause of pain in the jaw joint. While it may be difficult to determine the exact cause of the pain and discomfort associated with TMJ, it may be alleviated with managed care and non-surgical treatments. Occasionally surgery many be required.
TMJ may cause jaw tenderness, the pain may extend around your ear. It may cause difficulty in chewing or discomfort, and locking of the joint making opening and closing your mouth difficult.
Dr. Jeremy Tu invites you to call us at 319-626-2222 for a comprehensive exam and consultation to determine if you have TMJ or another issue with you jaw, teeth or mouth.
While there a few reasons you may develop TMJ, each case is different and needs further evaluation.
Please call 319-626-2222 to schedule an appointment at Design Dental in North Liberty Iowa. In addition to treating TMJ we also provide general and cosmetic dental services.