These are all signs and symptoms of a possible jaw problem.
Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) is the term for problems with your jaw and facial muscles. You may also hear these issues referred to as Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ). No matter what name jaw pain goes by, we can help.
Stress, tooth clenching and an unbalanced bite can be contributing factors to jaw pain. Do you have pain on the side of your face that radiates to the head or neck? Such muscular tension is may be caused by clenching your teeth while under stress or by an unbalanced bite.
There are many potential causes of jaw pain or Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD).
These actions can lead to pain in your jaw. This pain can lead to other issues such as trouble sleeping or dietary or nutritional problems due to pain when chewing.
Dr. Gould can assess your symptoms, determine the probable cause of your pain and recommend appropriate care to make you feel better and allow you to enjoy your favorite food!
At our Racine office, you will receive treatment tailored to your needs. Dr. Gould and his team have been effective at treating jaw pain for many years.
Don’t live another day with jaw pain, call today!
This page has been reviewed for medical accuracy by Dr. Ken Gould, a dental practitioner for over 4 decades and a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry.
Dr. Gould has been a Racine dentist since 2005 and has been practicing dentistry for nearly four decades. He takes pride in providing patients with the best care possible, keeping current with the best emerging dental technologies and methods of care to ensure a comfortable experience for his patients. Dr. Gould’s treatment philosophy centers on delivering friendly, compassionate dental care that’s always in the patient’s best interest and never rushed.
If you’re ready to take the next step towards better dental health, book an appointment with us today to experience the Gould Dentistry difference.