TMJ Treatment

What Is TMJ Treatment?

TMJ treatment encompasses a range of therapies aimed at addressing disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the hinge connecting the jaw to the skull. These disorders can cause pain, difficulty chewing and discomfort in the jaw, ears, neck and head. At ConfiDent Smile Studio, Dr. Ken and Dr. Powell offer specialized TMJ treatment plans designed to relieve pain, restore function and improve the quality of life for those suffering from TMJ disorders.

Benefits of TMJ Treatment

TMJ treatments in Dallas and North Dallas, Texas, provided by our dentists and team can significantly reduce symptoms associated with TMJ disorders, including jaw pain, headaches, earaches and difficulty opening or closing the mouth. These treatments can range from simple self-care practices and oral appliances to more advanced options depending on the severity of the condition. The goal is to alleviate discomfort, improve jaw function and prevent further joint damage.

Relieve your TMJ discomfort and regain your quality of life with personalized TMJ treatment. Call us at 214-888-6726 to schedule your consultation and begin your journey to recovery.

The Process of TMJ Treatment


The first step in TMJ treatment is a comprehensive assessment of your symptoms and jaw function to determine the best course of action.

Treatment Plan

Depending on your specific needs, we may recommend various treatments, such as oral appliances to prevent teeth grinding, physical therapy, medications to reduce inflammation or in some cases, referral to a specialist for further evaluation.


Regular follow-up appointments at our office will ensure that the treatment is effective and adjust the plan as necessary.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Causes TMJ Disorders?

TMJ disorders can be caused by various factors, including genetics, arthritis, injury or habits such as teeth grinding.

Can TMJ Disorders Be Cured?

While there is no cure for TMJ disorders, the treatments available can significantly reduce symptoms and improve jaw function.

How Long Does TMJ Treatment Take?

The duration of TMJ treatment varies based on the severity of the condition and the chosen treatment method. Some patients experience relief shortly after starting treatment, while others may need ongoing management.