TMJ & TMD Specialist Oxnard, CA
Do you have jaw pain, headaches, earaches or other symptoms from temporomandibular joint syndrome? You need specialized treatment to get relief that addresses the root causes of your TMJ. Dr. Bob Perkins specializes in treating TMJ syndrome using effective techniques to offer immediate and long-term relief. Our office in Malibu serves Oxnard and the surrounding communities, giving you a convenient option for jaw pain relief.
TMJ Syndrome Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
TMJ can be caused from several factors. Trauma to the jaw can cause misalignment or poor positioning puts stress on the joint, muscles and nerves. Other possible causes include arthritis, misaligned bite, imbalanced arches, bruxism, missing teeth and genetics. Finding the issue that is putting stress on the jaw is the first step in treating TMJ. Dr. Perkins identifies the cause and then creates a customized treatment plan to relieve the symptoms. This can offer relief from TMJ symptoms, including:
- Jaw pain
- Neck and shoulder discomfort
- Trouble sleeping
- Ear issues – pain or ringing in the ear
- Popping, locking or clicking in the jaw
- Jaw movement pain or dysfunction
Dr. Perkins is meticulous in identifying the contributing factors of TMJ syndrome, creating a specialized treatment plan that will address the cause and offer fast relief for our patients.
Jaw Pain Relief
If you want relief from your jaw pain, you may not need extensive surgeries or invasive treatments for TMJ. Dr. Perkins has innovative treatments that can reposition the jaw and arches to relieve the pressure and stress that cause many TMJ symptoms. The results can be almost immediate, with long-lasting relief from your jaw pain and other symptoms.
You can be free from the symptoms of TMJ with a visit to Dr. Perkins at our office in Malibu. If you live in Oxnard, effective TMJ and jaw pain treatment is a short drive away. Contact us today to schedule your first visit.