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TMJ Treatment in Sherman Oaks, CA

Stop Your Headaches at the Source

With TMJ Treatment

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects your jawbone to your skull. Dysfunction of its regular sliding motion from damage or injury can cause pain such as tension headaches, neck or ear pain, and sore jaw muscles. Over 15 percent of adults suffer from the effects of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), and while exact causes of the disorder are unclear, it has been attributed to teeth grinding, or bruxism, stress and injury.

Occlusal adjustment, or the reshaping of the surfaces of the teeth to correct the alignment of the bite, can address teeth grinding and alleviate pain from TMD.

How can TMJ affect your overall wellness?

Why Would an Occlusal Adjustment Be Needed?

In addition to affecting the health of your jaw, malocclusion, or the imperfect positioning of the teeth, also affects cosmetic dental treatment or dental implant placement. If not corrected prior to treatment, malocclusion can damage cosmetic enhancements such as porcelain veneers, crowns and bridges or dental implants. Incorrect bite alignment adds stress on other teeth that have to work harder to make up for teeth not fitting together properly. Allowing Dr. Delaram Hanookai to address improper alignment to treat TMD, or prior to a restorative procedure, can protect your health and investment.

  • Improves Function
  • Saves the Teeth and Smile

  • Alleviates Pain and Discomfort
  • Makes Chewing Easier

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It's a very pleasant atmosphere here. Everybody I've interacted with at the dental office has been very cooperative. I've had a very pleasant experience. The doctors here are not only very professional, but very kind. It makes me feel much more at ease and much more comfortable and confident in the service. I've been so pleased with the results that I have recommended them to various people. 2 of whom I recommended recieved implants and were very satisfied.
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