The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of the most frequently used joints in the body. Issues with the TMJ often point to an underlying TMJ disorder; an oral health concern which can negatively impact many aspects of daily life, even your sleep. Thankfully, your experienced TMJ dentist in Louisville can help alleviate your symptoms and restore your overall quality of life..
TMJ disorders affect more than 15 percent of American adults, with symptoms ranging from chronic facial pain and jaw pain, to headaches and earaches. Possible causes of TMJ disorders include arthritis, improper alignment or dislocation of or injury to the tooth or jaw, as well as teeth grinding. No matter the underlying cause of your pain, the best thing you can do is be proactive and consult an experienced TMJ dentist in Louisville.
At Parkside Family Dental, our highly skilled dentists provide a comprehensive range of dental services for patients experiencing dental pain or discomfort of various kinds, and are experienced in the treatment of TMJ disorders. Whatever the nature of your dental pain or discomfort, you can depend on us to employ the most advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities to determine the precise origin of your pain and provide the best possible treatment solutions. Beginning with a comprehensive examination, your dentist will take diagnostic films, as needed, to rule out other causes of your condition and determine the correct diagnosis. In checking for TMJ, your dentist will test your bite and evaluate the movement of your jaw. If it is determined that you do suffer from TMJ, we provide custom, state-of-the-art night guards to relieve the pressure on these joints while you sleep, providing you with much needed relief.
At Parkside Family Dental we provide advanced approaches to dental healthcare treatment, to improve your oral and overall health. To learn more about how our experienced TMJ dentist in Louisville can give you relief from a range of symptoms give us a call today.
2240 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, KY 40205