Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and muscle disorders are a series of conditions causing dysfunction and pain in the jaw joint and the muscles controlling the jaw movement. There are different treatment options for TMJ disorders that vary based on cause and severity. At Doral Dental Specialty Center, our Oral Surgeon in Doral, FL provides TMJ surgery or corrective jaw surgery if your condition cannot be treated with other options.
As mentioned above, a TMJ disorder can cause pain and affects the movement of the jaw. Patients often experience pain in different areas of their faces. This not only includes the jaw joints but the muscles controlling jaw movement as well. This includes:
Usually, the pain is on one side, but some patients also suffer it on both sides of their faces.
TMJ disorder surgery helps in reducing pain and improving jaw functioning. Our Oral Surgeon in Doral, FL uses this treatment option only after exhausting all other options. There are different types of TMJ surgeries and they are required in different scenarios. This includes:
At Doral Dental Specialty Center, we provide comprehensive dental care at our Doral facility. Our office hosts multiple dental specialties and this helps us enhance the quality of life of our patients.