TMJ/TMD

TMJ refes to the temporomandibular joints on either side of the jaw. Often, disorders of the TMJ, referred to as TMD (temporomandibular dysfunction), can lead to headaches and neck pain, jaw joint and cheek pain, ear aches and a myriad of other symptoms.

There are many causes of TMJ disorders and jaw joint pain including: cartilage wear and tear, clenching and grinding, misaligned bite, and arthritis. Some of the symptoms are jaw joint pain, ear pain, headaches and tooth pain.

Here at Northern Westchester Dental Center, we can provide highly customized treatment solution for you to reduce the pain and discomfort caused by TMJ/TMD.

Northern Westchester Dental Center is located in Yorktown Heights, New York and serves the people of Putnam Valley, Mahopac, Somers, Northern Westchester, Jefferson Valley and the surrounding areas. For more information about our dentistry services or to schedule an appointment, please call our office at 914.245.3103.

Treatment time typically ranges from one to three years, depending on the growth of the patient's mouth and face and the severity of the problem. Northern Westchester Dental Center is located in Yorktown Heights, New York and serves the people of Putnam, Mahopac, Somers, Northern Westchester, Jefferson County and the surrounding areas. For more information about our Orthodontist or Orthodontic Dentistry services, or to schedule an appointment, please call our office at 914.245.3103.

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3505 Hill Blvd., Suite F
Yorktown Heights
New York 10598

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