If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from chronic facial and neck pain, come to Richard D Christensen DDS, MS. Dr. Christensen has extensive experience treating temporomandibular disorders. He can help you manage your symptoms and maintain a healthy smile. Dr. Christensen will focus on helping you deal with restricted movement caused by your swollen joints and increasing your range of motion. You’ll receive a customized treatment plan that has been tailored to your unique needs!
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How to identify signs of TMJ or TMD
Think you might have TMD? Yakima, Washington’s Richard D Christensen DDS, MS can advise you on some typical signs and symptoms. TMD sufferers experience:
- Frequent headaches
- Locked jaw or limited opening of the mouth
- Pain in the jaw area
- A change in the alignment of your top or bottom teeth
- Pain, ringing or stuffiness in the ears
If you notice that you are experiencing any of these symptoms, let your doctor know at your next appointment. Your doctor can help determine if you have TMD and create a customized treatment plan to help relieve your symptoms. Reach out to Richard D Christensen DDS, MS to learn more.