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Treatment For TMJ-TMD

If you’ve been suffering from chronic facial pain, a persistent toothache, jaw pain, ear pain, or neck pain that is moderate to unbearable, there’s a good chance you’ve been searching for answers for months – or even years. You may have seen several physicians or dentists and been treated for a variety of ailments. But your symptoms just got worse.

If this sounds like you, you are in the right place.

At New York TMJ & Orofacial Pain, our team is led by board-certified Orofacial Pain specialists, which means we are TMD specialists focused on TMJ treatment. We want you to know we are familiar with your symptoms, we know they are real, and we understand what you’re going through.

Best of all, we have many ways to help you start to feel better and get your life back.

Make an appointment for treatment for TMJ at one of our three convenient offices in the New York Metropolitan area by calling 888-560-6674. (If you can’t call, complete this quick form , and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.)

TMJ Treatment at New York
TMJ & Orofacial Pain

  • BOTOX® injections for jaw pain relief, headache relief, and jaw slimming
  • Intra-oral appliances for jaw muscle and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain, Lockjaw, sleep bruxism and sleep breathing disorders
  • Therapeutic Injections (such as such as trigger-point injections and steroids) for pain, spasm, and inflammation
  • Medications for pain, muscle spasms, and inflammation
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques to reduce stress
  • Exercises for jaw pain, lockjaw, and temporomandibular joint instability
  • Home care strategies to soothe sore muscles
  • Behavior modification to reduce or eliminate jaw over-use behaviors

As part of your TMJ treatment, we may also refer you to one of our trusted colleagues, such as a physical therapist, acupuncturist, pain management psychologist, oral surgeon, or sleep physician.

Our TMJ Treatment Philosophy At New York
TMJ & Orofacial Pain

To design the best treatment for TMJ for you, we need to understand who you are as a person. Therefore, our relationship starts with a conversation, and this conversation serves as our guide as we figure out what type of TMJ treatment in NYC will be successful for you.

Is There A TMJ/TMD Cure?

Before we discuss whether a TMD specialist can provide a TMD cure, let’s clear up some of the confusion around the terms TMJ and TMD:

TMJ stands for your temporomandibular joints, which are the hinges in front of your ears that enable you to move your jaw. When your jaw joints and the structures surrounding them become sprained, strained, inflamed, or fatigued, the result can be TMDtemporomandibular dysfunction or temporomandibular disorder. Most people use the term TMJ to describe TMD, so we do, too.

So, can you expect TMJ treatment in NYC to be a TMD cure? No. TMJ is not a disease – it’s a condition that typically occurs as a result of trauma, bruxism, jaw over-use behaviors, life tensions, hormonal changes, and unstable bites, amongst others.

You, the patient, are the key to recovering and maintaining the positive outcomes of TMJ treatment. We will help you identify what is causing your jaw problems, and we’ll take measures to ease your pain and discomfort. Then we will design a strategy aimed at guiding you to reduce or eliminate the risk factors that caused your jaw problems in the first place.

So, while we can’t promise you a TMD cure, we can promise you we will do everything in our power to reduce your suffering and help you feel better and stay better. Call 888-560-6674 to make an appointment.