Peter Thompson DDS

TMJ Treatment

TMJ Treatment Roswell NMAre you a Roswell resident with frequent, painful headaches? As a country, we spend more than half a billion dollars per year on drugstore pain medications. Many of the one in 10 Americans who report having chronic headaches will never know that their symptoms may be caused by a malfunction of the temporomandibular (jaw) joint, a condition known as TMJD. When your bite is misaligned, the jaw joint causes the bone and muscle structures in the jaw, neck, and head to have problems, leading to a number of symptoms most Roswell residents would never think are connected:

  • Headaches
  • Jaw aching, popping, and clicking
  • Stiffness in the jaw, neck, shoulders or back
  • Earaches
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Numbness of arms, hands, and fingertips
  • Pressure behind the eyes

Although, this combination of symptoms has baffled doctors for years, we now know it as Temporomandibular Joint Disorder and studies indicate that more than 40 million Americans suffer from it.

TMJD treatment

Dr. Thompson can give you relief from the chronic pain and annoyance of TMJD. Using a variety of advanced screening and treatment options, Dr. Thompson can identify exactly what it causing the joint to malfunction and correct it, so that you can have a happy, healthy, pain-free smile. If you are in the Roswell area and would like to find out more about our TMJD treatment, call our office at 575.268.0007and set up your consultation today!