TMJ Management, Folsom, CA

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder affects the joint that connects the lower jaw and the skull. Those who suffer from TMJ disorders typically experience headaches, jaw pain, and earaches. Because there are many different sources of TMJ disorder, there are many symptoms. These include:

  • Jaw pain
  • Clicking or popping when opening/closing the jaw
  • Tooth- and/or earaches
  • Frequent tension headaches or migraines
  • Changes in the bite
  • “Locked” jaw
  • And more

Folsom dentist Dr. Viren Patel offers TMJ treatment and management to help you enjoy a fully functional smile and a comfortable life once again. Using the Tek-Scan or T-Scan bite analysis system, Dr. Patel can discover what is causing the imbalance in your bite and treat it more effectively. If you have been diagnosed with a TMJ disorder, or if you are experiencing any of the symptoms of TMJ disorder, we invite you to call or visit our office today. We can help find the source of the problem and get you on your way to a better-functioning and more comfortable smile.