TMJ Treatment in Westchester NY | Guerrino Dentistry
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What Does Guerrino Dentistry Offer For TMJ Treatment?

When you come to Guerrino Dentistry for TMJ treatment, we offer a variety of treatment procedures that the dentist will choose from depending on the severity of the problem. These options might include pain relievers and anti-inflammatory medication to eliminate pain and reduce the risk of infection. Other long term treatment options include oral splints (also known as mouth guards); mouth exercises designed to relax the TM joints and the surrounding muscles.

Our dentists will also make some behavior change suggestions. For example, if you are in the habit of clenching your teeth, this will aggregate the condition. Other behavioral changes might include avoiding hard food that could irritate the jaw muscles and applying a cold pack (or warm moist heat) on the side of the jaw as a temporary measure to help relieve the pain. Finally, there are surgical options designed to relieve the condition including injection of Botox to help the jaw muscles relax and relieve the TMJ pain.