TMJ Treatment

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

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Creating Stellar Smiles through personalized orthodontic care for children and adults.

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Orthodontic Treatment

In addition to treating TMJ Disorder,  Creating Stellar Smiles offers the latest in proven techniques for your comfort and to achieve a stellar smile.

Learn more on our Advanced Care page, or contact Creating Stellar Smiles today

TMJ Disorder (also known as TMJD and TMD) is a general term that applies to various acute and chronic inflammatory conditions that affect the joint where the jaw and skull connect.

Symptoms vary from mild to severe.  If you experience any of the following, it could be related to TMJ Disorder.  Symptoms can include:

  • Difficulty or discomfort when biting or chewing.
  • Difficulty opening or closing your mouth.
  • Jaw pain.
  • Clicking, popping, or grating sounds when opening or closing your mouth.
  • Aches, including earache, headache (especially migraines), or a dull, facial ache.
  • Neck and shoulder pain.
  • Tinnitus (ringing of the ears).

In some cases, temporomandibular joint pain can be so bad that discomfort is constant, even without moving the jaw.  To learn more, contact Creating Stellar Smiles today.

Whatever is causing your TMJ Disorder symptoms, isn’t it time you took your life back from the misery of constant pain and discomfort?

Dr. Gail and her staff are here to help.  All you have to do is contact Creating Stellar Smiles today.

Service Area

Orthodontic treatment for the Latrobe and Greensburg area, as well as Unity Township, Hempfield Township, and Derry Township.  Dr. Gail Lundquist-Tobias also serves patients from Jennerstown, Irwin, Mt. Pleasant, Scottdale, New Stanton, and other communities throughout Westmoreland County.

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