TMJ Treatment

Knoxville, TN TMJ treatment

TMJ Treatment

TMJ treatment is used to help patients that have a jaw condition related to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which affects a tremendous number of people. The technical term for this condition is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder.

The temporomandibular joint, often referred to as the TM joint or TMJ, is part of the jaw which helps your mouth move up and down, or side to side, when chewing or speaking. Many people experience pain in the jaw, headaches or other symptoms, which can be signs the teeth, jaw muscles and affected joints don’t line up properly.

For patients in Knoxville and surrounding counties, Dr. Stephen Malone offers the latest in TMJ and TMD treatment.

Schedule a consultation online or call us at at 865-539-1776.

TMJ treatment may be necessary if you have:

  • Headaches (tension type)
  • Migraines
  • Snoring
  • Pain behind the eyes
  • Back/neck pain
  • Jaw joint pain
  • Jaw joint clicking or popping
  • Limited mouth opening
  • Ear congestion
  • Sinus like symptoms
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in ears or tinnitus
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Loose teeth
  • Clenching or grinding
  • Facial pain
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Chewing difficulties
  • Hot/cold sensitivity
  • Nervousness or insomnia

Often times, it is difficult to find the exact cause of TMJ disorder. Pain in the affected area may be due to jaw injury, arthritis or other issues. In most cases, a patient’s pain can be reduced or eliminated through self-managed care or other non-surgical methods. In cases of severe TMJ Disorder, surgical repair may be required.

In our Knoxville office Dr. Malone will evaluate your symptoms and provide the right treatment plan for you. Our testimonials and before-and-after photo gallery share patients’ stories of the relief they enjoy after treatment, and you’ll see what’s achievable as well.

Call 865-539-1776 or schedule a complimentary TMJ evaluation online by Dr. Malone.