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WHAT IS TMJ?

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ disorder) affects the temporomandibular joint located where the cheekbone and jaw bone meet. The joint acts as a sliding hinge, which allows the free movement of the jaw bone when in motion. TMJ disorder can cause significant pain and discomfort.

Aesthetic Smiles is a leading provider of TMJ disorder treatments in Portland, OR. Our TMJ and facial pain clinic has had years of experience treating patients suffering from the constant discomfort of a TMJ disorder. As a leading TMJ clinic in Portland, Aesthetic Smiles will work diligently to provide treatment options for our patients so they can overcome the pain caused by TMJ disorder.

 

If you suffer from any of the wide range of TMJ symptoms, schedule a comprehensive TMJ exam with Dr. Maryam Motlagh. We use advanced diagnostic methods such as computerized jaw analysis, sonography, electromyography (EMG), or CT scans so we can evaluate your jaw function, muscle activity, and TMJ health more thoroughly.

TMJ AND FACIAL PAIN CLINIC

 

Aesthetic Smiles, a leading TMJ and facial pain clinic in Portland, OR, offers comprehensive treatment options to our patients who are tired of being unable to chew or open their mouths due to the degenerative effects of TMJ disorder. Using a combination of cutting edge treatment options and traditional methodology, the Aesthetic Smiles team will work diligently to provide our clients with the relief they are searching for. We serve patients from all across the state of Oregon, including:

  • Portland

  • Oak Hills

  • Cedar Mill

  • Cedar Hills

  • Beaverton

  • Bethany

  • Hillsboro

  • Tigard

  • Sherwood

  • Tualatin

  • Wilsonville

  • Oregon City

  • Gresham
  • Clackamas

  • Lake Oswego

  • And beyond!

TMJ AND FACIAL PAIN CLINIC

 

The degenerative nature of TMJ disorder tends to cause more and more orofacial pain along the upper jaw area where it meets the cheekbone. If left untreated for any length of time, simple acts such as chewing, speaking, and even yawning can cause significant pain. At our premier TMJ and facial pain clinic, Aesthetic Smiles will thoroughly examine a patient to determine the disorder’s progression. Depending on the severity, our dental professionals will outline what treatment options are available and explain the process in detail to our client.

 

TMJ SPECIALIST IN PORTLAND, OR

 

With our experience in TMJ treatment, our specialists know how to effectively reduce pain and discomfort for those that suffer from TMJ disorder. Our state-of-the-art TMJ and facial pain clinic paves the way for a multi-pronged approach to TMJ disorder treatments. It provides the foundation for better health overall and successfully eliminates TMJ disorder. Our TMJ clinic in Portland works with all of our patients, providing them confidence and a renewed sense of energy once their TMJ disorder has been alleviated.

WHAT IS OUR TMJ SYNDROME TREATMENT PROCESS?

The TMJ syndrome treatment process can be approached differently for everyone. We start with a comprehensive exam to find the root cause of the problem and often address the issue with a multidisciplinary approach, bringing other specialists on board to decide the best treatment plan.

For the first three months, we focus on non-invasive techniques to reprogram and relax the jaw muscles using functional oral appliances. Once the TMJ symptoms are alleviated, the patient has the option to use the appliances long term, transition into orthodontic treatment for long-term stability, or receive restorative treatment as needed.

 

AESTHETIC SMILES IS LEADING THE FIELD WITH OUR TMJ AND FACIAL PAIN CLINIC

 

For many years, the team at Aesthetic Smiles, in our TMJ clinic located in Portland, OR, has led the charge when it comes to providing affordable procedures to treat dental issues that impact an individual’s entire life. With our experience as a leading TMJ and facial pain clinic, we have helped countless individuals reclaim their lives after receiving TMJ treatments at our Portland TMJ clinic. With Aesthetic Smiles looking out for you, you can begin to enjoy life again with an ear-to-ear smile.

CREATING SMILES ONE PATIENT AT A TIME

At Aesthetic Smiles, our patients' well-being is our number one priority. As a premier TMJ and facial pain clinic in the Portland area, our practice is built upon a foundation of client care and support. In order to have a healthy mouth, a patient must embrace the treatment options available to them when confronted with TMJ disorder. That is where we come in. Our specialists and staff work directly with our patients, continually ensuring that their treatment protocol is doing what it should; bring a smile to their face after successfully overcoming a severe issue like TMJ disorder.

 

Aesthetic Smiles provides multiple services to those looking to improve their health. We have sleep apnea dentists and offer jaw appliance therapy as well. For more information about Aesthetic Smiles, contact us today.