A tiny tube is inserted in to the affected jaw joint in order to alleviate TMD by hand. The camera (arthroscope) is positioned in order to surgically remove jaw pain with the aid of tools
Small needles are used to insert directly into the jaw joint. The needles will release a fluid that alleviates inflammation directly. This is a minimally invasive procedure.
- Open-Joint Surgery
If the patient has structural issues concerning the jaw joint, the entire joint must be replaced. It will be surgically repaired and replaced to relieve TMD around the tissue.
Your specialist will inject either corticosteroid or Botox directly into the jaw joint. You will noticeably see and feel a difference in TMD relief.
- Oral Splints
-Requires a mouth guard to treat jaw pain
-Supports a painful jaw
- Physical Therapy
-A TMD specialist will use exercises to relieve jaw joint pain
Depending on the severity of your condition, your doctor will prescribe anti-inflammatory medicine and pain relievers.