The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) are the joints and muscles that make it possible to open and close your mouth. TMJ affects patients with jaw disorders. Problems that prevents this complex system from working properly may result in a painful TMJ disorder.
Living with a TMJ disorder can make it uncomfortable to bite and chew. With advancements in dental care, Dr. Guillot can help relieve the pain and treat TMJ disorders.
To test for TMJ disorders, we will examine your mouth and jaw to see how it moves when biting. We may also do some X-rays to help identify any abnormalities.
Common TMJ Treatments may include:
To learn more about treating TMJ in Gulfport, call Walter Guillot at (228) 896-0011 to schedule an appointment for a full exam.