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Mequon – TMJ

Experience dental services you can trust at the office of Dr. John Korolewski. For the past twenty years, Dr. John has been helping patients from Mequon recover from TMJ and improve their dental health and well-being. Dr. John has an extensive amount of experience in TMJ treatment and has the ability to handle even the most complex cases. When you visit our office, we’ll make sure that you get the expert care and attention that you need to maintain good oral health for life.

What Is TMJ/TMD?

TMJ/TMD is a term used to describe a group of symptoms that occur as a result of problems with the muscles and jaws in the face, specifically the temporomandibular joints. When these joints becomes damaged or injured, they cease to work properly and can cause an array of adverse effects. Some common symptoms of TMJ include teeth grinding, jaw pain, headaches, and earaches. The individual may also hear clicking or popping sounds when they open their mouth. TMJ can be painful and, in many cases, difficult to cope with.

TMJ Services & Treatment

We provide TMJ treatment to patients in Mequon of all ages including children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. Our office is located only a short drive away in the city of Sheboygan. When you partner with us, you’ll receive the expert care of Dr. John and his dedicated staff. We’ll create a customized treatment plan to help you gain recovery from TMJ and improve your overall health and happiness.

Causes of TMJ

There are a variety of causes which can contribute to the development of TMJ, though the most common is a “bad bite”. If your upper and lower teeth do not align properly within your mouth, they may not provide the proper support for your jaw against your skull. A bad bite can result from having missing, crooked, or worn down teeth. Having an unstable bite can cause painful muscle spasms and jaw joint displacement.

Get More Information

If you would like to learn more about our TMJ services available for Mequon patients or are interested in speaking to someone about your dental health, please contact our office. One of our staff members will be more than happy to provide you with the information you need or set up an appointment for you to visit our office.