If you live in Brandon, Florida, and you’re experiencing temporomandibular joint dysfunction or pain, you might be suffering from TMJ or TMD syndrome. But rest assured, relief is possible. Symptoms can include:
For years Dr. Trevor Williams has diagnosed and provided helpful TMJ pain treatment options. Here are a few treatments for TMJ/TMD.
Temporomandibular joint pain can vary from patient to patient. For some, this discomfort is minor. Under these circumstances, Dr. William’s professional dental team may suggest using anti-inflammatory medicines to provide relief from pain caused by TMJ.
There are several other therapies patients can perform which may reduce the discomfort caused by TMJ. These therapies include:
In some cases, TMJ symptoms may require the use of specialized devices and appliances. Such devices may include:
Self-care is also an option for some patients. Patients experiencing pain due to high anxiety and stress may also discover relief through relaxation techniques.
However, patients suffering from the more severe form of TMJ may not find the above-mentioned treatments effective enough. In this case, they may need to talk to Dr. Williams and his team about surgical options for lasting pain relief.
Williams Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is based in Brandon, Florida. If you’re searching for relief from TMJ pain, please book an appointment with Dr. Trevor Williams by calling (813) 560-0447. You can also visit us at 510 Vonderburg Dr. Suite #211. We welcome new patients from Brandon and the surrounding communities.
Trevor L. Williams DMD is a General and Cosmetic Dentist serving Brandon, FL. Having being born and raised in Dover, FL, he graduated from Plant City High School and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences and his Master’s Degree in Microbiology from the University of South Florida. After attending the prestigious dental school at the University of Florida, he worked as an associate in Carrollwood and in Lakeland, before making Brandon his home.
Dr. Williams is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Clear Aligners, and Florida Dental Association. The areas he specializes in include orthodontics, Invisalign, and clear aligners.