First and foremost we concentrate on relieving the muscle spasm and joint pain. The best methods for this involve the use of pain relief, muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatory care. Self care is also very important with and we can inform you on jaw exercises, better dietary choices, good posture and jaw rest.
Often times stress plays a major role in TMJ. Biofeedback, physiotherapy and temporary relievers like splints can also be considered.
Surgery is rarely required except in extreme circumstances.
Call for an appointment with Dr Akbiyik today. His expertise in diagnosing and treating TMJ disorders can help you have a healthier, more comfortable jaw.