Jeffrey S. Coleman, D.D.S
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TMD/TMJ

Please contact Dr. Coleman's office if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms associated with TMD/TMJ.

 Common Symptoms:

  • Pain in or around the ear
  • Tenderness of the jaw
  • Clicking or popping noises when opening the mouth
  • Headaches and neck aches

Diagnosis:

  • Checking the joints and muscles for tenderness, clicking, popping or difficulty moving.
  • Review up-to-date dental records
  • Possibly take x-rays and a mold of your teeth to see how the bite fits together
  • Depending on the severity of your case, refer you to a specialist

Possible Treatments:

  • Stress reducing exercises
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Night Guard to prevent grinding of teeth