Dental One Associates of Fayetteville
410 N Jeff Davis Drive, Fayetteville, GA 30214

TMJ Therapy in Fayetteville, GA

Joint issues are especially difficult disorders to treat in the medical field, and they are made even more complicated when dealing with muscles and joints in an individual’s jaw. For those who suffer from temporomandibular disorders (TMD), these ailments can be a detriment to a person’s quality of life and can make everyday activities a painful experience. These disorders occur as a result of issues in the muscles and the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which cause them to work incorrectly. The joint itself is comprised of myriad blood vessels, nerves, bones and muscles, which if they aren’t working in harmony, could lead to a variety of TMD disorders that our dentists in Fayetteville have the tools and experience to treat.

Individuals with TMD can encounter a variety of issues that relate to the TMJ, which could cause a wide range of potential health problems. These disorders have been known to cause head and neck pain, jaw clicking or locking, facial and ear pain and bite issues that directly relate to the function of the joint. The TMJ works with two major movements: the hinge action of the joint which controls the opening and closing of the mouth, as well as a gliding action that allows the mouth to open wider. If any of these underlying bones or tissues are working improperly, everyday actions like chewing, talking or yawning could result in chronic pain.

For those who wish to visit with dentists in Fayetteville to pursue TMJ therapy, there are a variety of options available to them. To start, most dentists recommend using warm compresses, pain medication and muscle stretching and relaxation exercises to heal the TMJ over time. Additionally, dentists may also consider a splint or bite plate that can be worn at night to prevent teeth grinding and clenching that could be contributing to TMJ issues.

Last but not least, if these initial TMJ therapy techniques are not feasible, there are more invasive procedures, such as washing out the TMJ joint with a cleansing solution, as well as cortisone injections. Additionally, jaw implant surgery can be looked at as a last resort for those with advanced TMJ disorders, but only after all other treatment options have been exhausted. Thankfully, there are a variety of TMJ Therapy options available to patients seeking out dentists in Fayetteville to help eliminate chronic pain from their daily lives.

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Patient Reviews
The staff was friendly, and the doctor was great. Definitely worth the visit.
Shawn H.
The visit before last, my experience with the billing/check-out staff was unpleasant. I would not refer a friend out of fear they might have an encounter similar to mine.
Shani R.
Dr. Joe has always been helpful with any problems.
Lucille S.
Service was good
Sharlene E.
The staff at Dental One made me feel very comfortable.
Shandria H.
I called for an immediate appt. due to extreme pain the night before. They accommodated perfectly. I was treated like a preferred client even though I had never been there before. Everyone from the […]
Joy T.
Awesome experience from beginning to end! I came in for receding gums, and the doctors set up a a treatment plan that was quick and easy. I had me teeth cleaned today, and the staff was gentle and […]
Michelle S.
Kindness, knowledge, and professionalism
Erin L.
Miriam was excellent! Dr. Jo is always the best.
Cheryl H.
I was pleased with the service I received
Rodney L.
Doctor Jo my dentist. They also checked my tooth out in an emergency. The nurses and office staff are friendly and helpful.
Pam R.
This is a wonderful office. The staff is very nice the office is very clean!! Daisy is a great hygienist, she is very gentle and did an amazing job cleaning my teeth. Great overall first time […]
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My dental hygienist was great & Dr Joe is the best!
Christi E.
Me and my daughter had a very very great experience today at Dental One. The staff was very professional, friendly and interactive with us.
KOLE W.
This hygienist was much better than the last one that I had.
Mary M.
Service was great
Inether S.
Great customer service, and the staff made you feel comfortable.
Charisse W.
prompness and accuracy of my given appointment. The explaining of the procedure beforehand the professionalism shown during the experience. And the postopt explanation of what to expect after surgery
Michael S.
Friendly, caring staff and doctors. Dr. Shatz does amazing work.
Sheryl S.
Mildred is an excellent hygenist and I love Dr Jo.
Sheryl G.
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Mon. – 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (678) 228-8348
Fax: (770) 460-7249
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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