Comprehensive TMJ Therapy for Jaw Comfort in Irvine

Irvine Tooth Cafe & Orthodontics offers specialized TMJ therapy to address disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Our experienced team provides effective treatments to relieve pain, improve jaw function, and enhance overall oral health.

Understanding TMJ Disorders

TMJ disorders can cause:

  • Jaw pain and tenderness.
  • Difficulty in chewing or pain while chewing.
  • Aching facial pain.
  • Locking of the joint, making it difficult to open or close the mouth.
  • These disorders may result from various factors, including jaw injuries, arthritis, or genetics.

Our Approach to TMJ Therapy

Our TMJ therapy includes:

  • A thorough evaluation to diagnose the specific TMJ disorder.
  • Customized treatment plans, which may include oral appliances, physical therapy, or relaxation techniques.
  • In some cases, more advanced treatments or referrals to specialists.

Managing and Preventing TMJ Symptoms

To manage and prevent TMJ symptoms:

  • Practice stress-reducing techniques to minimize jaw clenching.
  • Perform jaw exercises to strengthen and improve flexibility.
  • Avoid hard or chewy foods that strain the jaw.
  • Regular follow-ups to monitor progress and adjust treatments as needed.

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