Adjunctive to occlusal guards, splints and TMJ therapy, we utilize lasers to reduce inflammation and increase range of motion while reducing pain to correct oral malfunctions. This is an aspect of how Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) can benefit our patients with joint and oral facial pain.
If you’ve experienced the symptoms above, you may suffer from TMJ dysfunction.
Also referred to as TMD (Temporomandibular Joint Disorders), this condition involves the temporomandibular joints, which hold the jaw to the base of the skull. The TMJ are sensitive to stress, fatigue, and illness, so they can easily become misaligned. When the jaw joints are out of sync, related muscles and nerves overcompensate, which causes the painful symptoms associated with TMD.
Dr. Mahmood will complete a full assessment to determine the cause of your TMD. Once she identifies the problem, she can suggest treatment to relieve your discomfort. The goals of treating TMJ disorder are to stop the progression of the condition, protect the teeth from further damage, correct the bite misalignment that causes symptoms and provide TMJ pain relief.
Treatment plans depend on the individual patient and the degree of dysfunction. We offer non-surgical TMJ therapy options including:
We are conveniently located in the Greenway Plaza area off of HWY 59 and Buffalo Speedway
We serve clients from Upper Kirby, River Oaks, Midtown, West University, Bellaire, Galleria, Memorial, The Heights and even those down in Sugarland. We brighten smiles all over Greater Houston!
Monday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Thursday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM
*Flex appointments available upon request and prepayment from 6am-6pm
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