Dr. Villadiego and his staff can do more than give you a beautiful smile, we can even help you get a better night’s rest. Head, neck pain, and jaw pain are among the most common, irritating and difficult to diagnose problems that can keep you awake at night and cause discomfort throughout the day. Thankfully, your experienced TMJ dentist in Chatsworth can help alleviate your symptoms to give you a better night’s sleep and restore your overall quality of life.
Sometimes, head, and jaw pain emanate from the temporal mandibular joint, more commonly known as TMJ. 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 Chatsworth.
At Aesthetic Smile Designs we provide a range of services for patients suffering myofascial pain or jaw discomfort, and we are experienced in the treatment of TMJ disorders. Whatever the nature of your 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, one solution we offer is custom, state-of-the-art night guards to relieve the pressure on these joints while you sleep, providing you with much needed relief.
Once properly diagnosed, treatment may be something as simple as custom fabricating a nightguard, which prevents pressure on the joint. A dental health professional is the person most able to diagnose this widely variable and very common issue. To learn more about how our experienced TMJ dentist in Chatsworth can give you relief from a range of symptoms give us a call today.