TMJ treatment is a specialized service aimed at alleviating the discomfort and dysfunction associated with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. TMJ disorders can cause significant pain and impact daily activities, making effective treatment crucial for restoring quality of life.

Benefits of TMJ Treatment
Effective TMJ treatment offers several key advantages:

  • Pain Relief: Reduces or eliminates jaw pain, headaches and earaches associated with TMJ disorders.
  • Improved Jaw Function: Enhances the ability to open and close the mouth comfortably, improving chewing and speaking.
  • Reduced Inflammation: Decreases inflammation and swelling in the TMJ area, promoting overall joint health.
  • Prevention of Further Damage: Helps prevent long-term damage to the jaw joint and surrounding muscles.

Types of TMJ Treatments
At DC Family Dental, we offer a range of TMJ treatments tailored to your specific needs:

  • Medications: Over-the-counter pain relievers, anti-inflammatory medications and muscle relaxants to manage symptoms.
  • Oral Appliances: Custom-made splints or night guards to reduce teeth grinding and alleviate pressure on the jaw.
  • Physical Therapy: Exercises and techniques to strengthen jaw muscles, improve flexibility and reduce pain.
  • Lifestyle Modifications: Advice on dietary changes, stress management and habits to minimize jaw strain.
  • Surgical Options: In severe cases, surgical interventions such as arthroscopy or open joint surgery may be necessary.

Contact Us
Alleviate TMJ discomfort with professional TMJ treatment in District of Columbia, Washington. Contact us today at 202-331-0655 to schedule an appointment. Dr. Mayur Patel, our dentist, and our dedicated team are committed to providing you with effective solutions to manage TMJ disorders and improve your overall quality of life.