TMJ/TMD treatment in Schaumburg

TMJ/TMD Treatment in Schaumburg

Are you tired of living with nagging jaw pain, stiffness, or clicking? Dr. Montgomery and Dr. Eaton are here to help! Our TMJ/TMD treatment in Schaumburg, IL will not only alleviate your pain but also improve your overall quality of life.

What is TMJ/TMD Treatment?

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders, commonly known as TMD, are issues affecting your jaw joint and the surrounding muscles. Our TMJ/TMD treatment is a dental service designed to relieve pain, improve jaw function, and prevent further damage to your jaw joint and muscles. With our personalized treatment approach, we ensure that you'll receive the care you need in a comfortable, friendly environment.

Benefits of TMJ Treatment

Pain Relief

You shouldn't have to live with chronic discomfort. Our TMJ/TMD treatment provides immediate pain relief so that you can enjoy your daily activities without worrying about jaw pain.

Improved Jaw Function

This treatment not only addresses your pain but also enhances your jaw's overall function, making it easier for you to eat, speak, and even sleep.

Prevents Further Damage

By addressing the root cause of your TMJ disorder, our treatment helps prevent further damage to your jaw joint and muscles, ensuring long-term health and comfort.

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The TMJ Treatment Process


Your journey to a pain-free life begins with a comprehensive consultation with one of our experienced dentists, Dr. Montgomery or Dr. Eaton. They will assess your symptoms, evaluate your jaw function, and determine the best treatment plan tailored to your needs.

Treatment Planning

After your consultation, our team will develop a personalized treatment plan to relieve your TMJ pain and improve your jaw function. This plan may include non-invasive options like therapeutic exercises or advanced treatments like a night guard or Botox therapy.

Therapy with Night Guard or Botox

Depending on your individual needs, you'll be fitted with a custom night guard to wear at night, or undergo Botox therapy to help alleviate jaw muscle tension and provide long-lasting relief from TMJ pain.

Frequently Asked Questions about TMJ/TMD Treatment

What are the symptoms of TMJ disorder?

Common symptoms of TMJ disorder include jaw joint pain, clicking or popping noises when moving the jaw, muscle stiffness around the jaw, headaches, and limited jaw movement. In some cases, patients may also experience ear pain, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and difficulty swallowing. These symptoms can significantly impact a person's quality of life, making it difficult to eat, talk, and even sleep comfortably.

What causes TMJ disorder?

TMJ disorders can result from various factors, such as teeth grinding (bruxism), clenching, jaw injury or dislocation, arthritis, stress, or even genetics. During your consultation, our team will carefully evaluate your specific situation to determine the possible causes and recommend the most appropriate treatment.