Derrick L. Williamson, D.D.S., M.S., P.C.
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TMJ Treatment in Naperville, IL

TMJ problems can be difficult to diagnose and treat. If you suspect you have a TMJ disorder, Derrick L. Williamson, D.D.S., M.S., P.C., uses cutting-edge diagnostic procedures and individualized treatment to bring an end to your pain and discomfort. See us right away if you are looking for expert TMJ treatment in Naperville, IL.

TMJ disorder is a painful condition resulting from the misalignment of your temporomandibular joint. It can be caused by injury, grinding teeth, wear and tear, arthritis, or other factors. Symptoms of TMJ disorder include:

• Earaches
• Dizziness
• Headaches
• Shoulder Pain
• Sleep Disorders
• Neck or Jaw Pain
• Difficulty Chewing
• Ringing in the Ears
• Swelling or Pain in the Face
• Clicking or Popping Sounds When Moving the Jaw Joint
 
If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, Dr. Williamson can help. At our prosthodontics and cosmetic dentistry practice, we are specialists in TMJ treatment. We focus on the cause of the pain, not just the symptoms. When the cause of the pain has been addressed, the symptoms resolve. Pain negatively impacts the quality of your life. Why suffer when relief is available?

Individualized Treatment Plan from a TMJ Dentist

Several different TMJ treatment options are available to improve the function of your jaw. As a specialized TMJ dentist, Dr. Williamson is on the leading edge of TMJ disorder treatment possibilities. After our in-depth evaluation confirms the diagnosis of TMJ disorder, Dr. Williamson determines the best course of treatment for your individual situation. The most common treatments for TMJ disorder include:

• Prescription medications, such as NSAIDs, muscle relaxers, or anti-anxiety medication to reduce the pain and relax the joint.
• Splint or night guard, to lessen the effect of clenching or grinding and correct a misaligned joint.
• Dental work, to balance the biting surfaces of your teeth or correct a bite problem.

If your TMJ disorder is more serious, other treatment options are also available. A TMJ dentist is the best choice to properly diagnose and successfully treat your TMJ disorder. Count on Dr. Williamson to accurately diagnose your situation, provide the very best TMJ treatment available, and successfully alleviate your symptoms.

TMJ disorder impacts your quality of life and your overall health. It can be difficult to live with the pain and discomfort. Also, if left untreated, TMJ issues worsen with time. Fortunately, it can be treated and remedied by Dr. Williamson, a TMJ dentist with the know-how to conquer your TMJ disorder. Let us help you find relief from the difficult symptoms of your TMJ disorder.


Contact us today to find relief from the pain and discomfort of TMJ disorder. We are honored to provide services to Naperville, Wheaton, Hinsdale, Oak Brook, and Willow Springs, Illinois.
 
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