General Dentistry

At our dental care clinic, we ensure that your smile is our priority. Our main aim is to provide you with the very best service and dental care. Visit us for any dental health issue or your annual check-up.

TMJ/ TMD

A Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ) disorder is a serious problem to have. This is the point where your lower jaw connects with your head. If there is an issue with the jaw or mouth, it can escalate to a severe issue.

The symptoms of this disorder are: -

  • Popping jaw.
  • Earache/ headache.
  • Hearing problem/ partial deafness.
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Pain in the jaws, ears, neck especially when you chew .
  • Soreness or stiffness of the jaw which can extend to your face.
  • Face swelling/ Toothaches.
  • Jaw lock

Why This Happens,

  • Stress.
  • Habit of grinding teeth.
  • Misalignment of teeth.
  • Trauma to the joint or jaw or arthritis in the temporal-mandibular joint.

The Treatment options depend on the root cause of your problem and can include replacement of missing teeth, adjusting the position of your teeth, adjusting your bite, and filling problematic gaps between your teeth. At times, medications or wearing mouth guards is advised. In extreme case It is also possible, oral surgery may be needed to repair the joint.




Contact Us

Dental Care 4 U

Address: Dr. Raj Khurana,
DDS 16270 Prince DR South Holland, IL 60473

Phone: (708)-889-5817

E-mail: contact@dentalcare4upc.com


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