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TMJ Treatment in 

You might be surprised to learn that TMJ disorders affect almost 10 million Americans. There are several factors that can trigger this problem ranging from bite alignment issues, grinding your teeth, stress, and more. Whatever the cause of your TMJ pain, what matters is getting help as soon as possible.

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No More Headaches

Experiencing frequent headaches or jaw pain? You may have a TMJ disorder.

Protect Your Teeth

Protect your teeth from the damage of teeth grinding through the night.

Wake Up Relaxed

Wake up each morning feeling refreshed by effectively managing TMJ.

Stop Living Uncomfortably! 

There’s no reason to live with the pain of a TMJ disorder. Do you have symptoms such as teeth grinding, headaches, jaw pain, or popping sounds when you chew? 100% of patients who experience TMJ also experience migraines.

During your free consultation, Dr. Rice will examine you for signs of this condition. Then she’ll recommend one of several treatment options to relieve your TMJ disorder, so you can enjoy your life without pain.

You can find TMJ treatment in Brentwood at Dr. Kellye Rice's dental office. Schedule your free consultation with Dr. Rice by calling (629) 200-6111. 
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Eliminate Your Discomfort & Prevent Dental Damage

By visiting Cool Springs Laser Dentistry for your TMJ disorder, you will find several options for treatment. Dr. Rice may recommend:
A custom-made oral appliance to stop clenching and grinding and give your jaw a chance to heal
Laser treatments to relieve your jaw pain and encourage healing
Biorejuvenation to relax your TMJ muscles and improve your jaw’s stability
Orthodontic treatments that can fix alignment issues and correct your bite
Your treatment may also include pain relievers, muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories, and physical therapy to strengthen your jaw muscles.
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Discover Lasting Relief in Three Easy Steps

TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint, the connecting point between the lower jaw and the rest of the head. TMJ emerges when there's stress, injury, or misalignment in the jaw joint. Various factors can contribute to TMJ disorder, including stress, bruxism (the habit of teeth grinding and clenching), arthritis affecting the TMJ, as well as instances of trauma or injury to the head, neck, or jaw. If you think you might be suffering from a TMJ disorder, please schedule an appointment with us today.
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Step 1. Discover

Call our office to schedule an initial consultation with us. We will be able to discuss how we can best help.

Step 2. Design

Dr. Rice and our dental team will create a personal approach to your TMJ treatment.

Step 3. Relax

You'll finally have the painfree sleep every night that you've always been dreaming of.

Protect Your Smile With TMJ Treatment in Brentwood

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TMJ Pain Treatment Dentist

Since opening her practice in 1986, Dr. Kellye Rice has loved helping patients find relief for their discomfort, including TMJ pain. She combines practical solutions with advanced treatment techniques to restore your oral health and treat your TMJ disorder.

Located conveniently near CoolSprings Galleria, Dr. Kellye Rice has been in practice since 1986. She is passionate about staying on top of the latest patient treatment techniques and technologies. She uses advanced technology to better treat patients for their TMJ, including digital scanners, laser dentistry, and digital X-rays for less exposure to radiation. Dr. Rice is recognized by the American Dental Association and the Tennessee Dental Association as being in the top 10 percent of the profession for exceeding continuing education requirements.

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Common Questions About TMJ Treatment

Dr. Kellye Rice and her team want you to feel at home. So while we are happy to answer questions you may have during the consultation, here are answers to a few commonly asked questions about headache pain and TMJ treatment.

Does TMJ Treatment Work?

Yes, by visiting Cool Springs Laser Dentistry for your TMJ treatment, you’ll find relief from your TMJ pain. Dr. Rice uses several approaches based on what is best for you. During your consultation, she’ll discuss your options to put an end to the discomfort and damage caused by this disorder.

What damage does grinding my teeth cause?

If you grind your teeth, you can fracture, crack, and even loosen teeth. Chronic teeth grinding can wear down your teeth, leading to necessary restorative treatments to repair your smile. Teeth grinding is found in many people who suffer from TMJ dysfunction.

What causes a TMJ disorder?

Factors linked to a TMJ disorder include stress, arthritis, teeth grinding, trauma to your jaw, alignment issues, and more. Dr. Rice will examine you to identify the cause of your TMJ disorder and recommend effective treatment.

How long is TMJ treatment?

It all depends on the treatment that is best for your TMJ disorder. Some patients experience immediate relief with our custom-made oral appliance. Others require orthodontic treatment through clear aligners that can take 12 to 18 months to complete. It all depends on which is the best option for you.