At Yoneda Dental, our experienced dentist provides comprehensive dental care for every member of your family. Dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to address a wide range of dental needs, our services include everything from routine checkups and preventive care, to the most advanced restorative, prosthodontic and cosmetic treatments for your smile. As a Kahului TMJ dentist, we also provide care for TMJ jaw-joint disorders. If you experience clicking, popping, stiffness or pain in your jaws, we’re well equipped to provide you with the exceptional quality treatment therapy you deserve.
Jaw pain, facial pain, stiff or swollen jaws can sometimes be an indicator of a TMJ jaw-joint disorder. At our office, your Kahului TMJ dentist can perform a careful examination to determine the precise underlying cause of your pain or discomfort. Sometimes, an unchecked bruxism habit can cause degeneration to the disc, which cushions the joint as the lower jaw articulates with the skull. It can also cause muscle tension to the throughout the jaw, face, and neck, while limiting the functioning of the jaws. When a TMJ jaw-joint disorder has been caused by bruxism, we offer treatment with customized night guards to prevent grinding and clenching throughout the night. Tailor-made to precisely fit your smile, our custom night guards are comfortable to wear, and designed to keep your jaws apart as you sleep. Depending on the specific symptoms and manifestations of a TMJ disorder, treatment may vary.
If you’re suffering from facial pain, jaw pain, or stiffness and restricted movement, you can count on your Kahului TMJ dentist to provide you with the effective relief you deserve. For the professional evaluation and treatment of TMJ, TMD and bruxism, give a call to the experienced team at Yoneda Dental today!