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TMJ Disorder Treatment in Bend, Oregon – Dr. Kelley Mingus

TMJ disorder, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a condition that affects the jaw joint and surrounding muscles, causing pain, discomfort, and limited jaw movement. If you’re experiencing TMJ symptoms in Bend, Oregon, Dr. Kelley Mingus and his experienced team can provide comprehensive and personalized treatment options to alleviate your pain and improve your jaw function. With a focus on patient-centered care and the latest advancements in TMJ therapy, our practice is dedicated to helping individuals find lasting relief from TMJ disorder.

If you’re experiencing the debilitating symptoms of TMJ disorder, Dr. Kelley Mingus and his dedicated team in Bend, Oregon, are here to help. With a personalized approach to TMJ treatment and a commitment to patient-centered care, we strive to provide effective and lasting relief from TMJ symptoms. Don’t let TMJ disorder disrupt your life any longer—schedule a consultation at our practice and begin your journey towards improved jaw function and a pain-free life.

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Understanding TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is a complex condition that can have various causes, including jaw misalignment, teeth grinding, stress, arthritis, or injury to the jaw joint. The symptoms can range from mild to severe and may include jaw pain, headaches, earaches, facial pain, clicking or popping sounds in the jaw, and difficulty opening or closing the mouth. If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, it’s essential to seek professional evaluation and treatment to prevent further complications.

Comprehensive TMJ Evaluation

At our Bend, Oregon practice, we begin the TMJ disorder treatment process with a comprehensive evaluation. Dr. Kelley Mingus will perform a thorough examination of your jaw joint, muscles, teeth, and bite to determine the underlying causes of your TMJ symptoms. We may also utilize advanced diagnostic tools, such as digital imaging or 3D scans, to get a detailed view of your jaw structure. This comprehensive evaluation allows us to create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs.

Personalized Treatment Options

Every patient is unique, and our approach to TMJ disorder treatment reflects that. We offer a range of personalized treatment options to address the underlying causes of your TMJ symptoms and promote long-term relief. These may include:

  1. Orthodontic Treatment: In cases where misalignment contributes to TMJ disorder, orthodontic solutions such as braces or clear aligners can help correct the bite and improve jaw function.
  2. Occlusal Splints or Oral Appliances: Custom-made occlusal splints or oral appliances can be used to relieve jaw muscle tension and reposition the jaw joint, reducing pain and improving overall jaw function.
  3. Bite Adjustments: If your TMJ disorder is caused by an improper bite, we may recommend bite adjustments to ensure proper alignment and reduce stress on the jaw joint.
  4. Physical Therapy: For some individuals, incorporating physical therapy exercises and techniques can help strengthen the jaw muscles, improve range of motion, and alleviate TMJ-related pain.
  5. Stress Management: Stress can contribute to TMJ disorder symptoms. Our team can provide guidance on stress management techniques and strategies to minimize its impact on your jaw health.

Advanced Technology and Expertise

At our Bend, Oregon practice, we utilize advanced technology and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in TMJ disorder treatment. Dr. Kelley Mingus has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating TMJ disorders, ensuring that you receive the highest standard of care. Our team is committed to providing a comfortable and supportive environment, guiding you through each step of the treatment process and addressing any concerns or questions you may have.

Improving Your Quality of Life

Seeking professional TMJ disorder treatment at our Bend, Oregon practice can significantly improve your quality of life. By addressing the underlying causes of your TMJ symptoms and providing personalized therapies, we aim to alleviate pain, restore proper jaw function, and enhance your overall well-being. Don’t let TMJ disorder hold you back—take the first step towards lasting relief by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Kelley Mingus today.

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