Free Yourself from TMJ Pain

Relief Is Here

Sometimes it’s a clicking or popping sound. Other times it’s jaw pain so incapacitating that it can hinder you from engaging in common activities such as eating, speaking and even yawning. TMJ disorders (temporomandibular joint disorders, or TMD) can cause you a great deal of discomfort, including recurring headaches, jaw stiffness, joint cracking and locking, and jaw muscle spasms. TMJ disorders can also lead to malocclusion, which is the term that means your teeth don’t align properly when you bite down. With correct occlusion, your teeth, jaw, and joints all work together. This is essential to maintaining good overall oral health and functioning. Fortunately, Dr. Eric Baker and Dr. Tim Betita have extensive expertise in providing effective relief for TMJ issues—and keeping your jaws working the way they should.

Select TMJ Treatment Options

  • Arthroscopy
  • Holmium laser
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Joint replacement
  • Mouthguard
  • BOTOX®
  • Conservative Therapies
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Effective TMJ Treatment In Dana Point, CA

The first step in treating your TMJ symptoms is determining the true cause behind your jaw pain. You may be surprised to learn that up to 90% of people with TMJ pain actually have a problem with the adjacent muscle, not the joint. That’s good news, because in those cases we can treat the issue with non-invasive methods. These types of muscle problems are typically resolved by medically relaxing the muscles. The best way to find out what’s causing your jaw pain is to come in for a consultation with Dr. Baker or Dr. Betita. Once they determine that you have issues with your jaw, they can offer a variety of advanced and effective treatments and procedures, including arthrocentesis, arthroscopy, and TMJ joint replacement. Non-surgical methods include physical therapy, anti-inflammatories, and specialized diets. They’ll give you whatever help you need to restore your health and enable you to begin using your jaws comfortably and normally again. Learn More.  


Put Jaw Problems Behind You

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