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TMJ Therapy

What is TMJ? Why, your temporomandibular joint, of course. Here is the clinical definition:

"The temporomandibular joint is frequently referred to as TMJ. The TMJ is a bilateral synovial articulation between the mandible and temporal bone. The name of the joint is derived from the two bones which form the joint: the upper temporal bone which is part of the cranium (skull), and the lower jawbone or mandible."

What is TMJ, the simple answer.


Temporomandibular joint diagram.That's a little hard for people to process. TMJ, put simply, is your jaw joint. It can affect a lot of things:

•  How you chew.
•  Headaches.
•  The wear on your teeth.
•  How you sleep.

Our bones and muscles are not perfect and can have small deviations that don't affect how you live. Sometimes these deviations are significant enough to cause problems.

Temporomandibular Joint Therapy


To fix problems with your jaw you would need TMJ therapy. Our Doctors are experienced in setting your jaw right. Come in and see one of our dentists for an assessment on your jaw. The cost to fix it might be less than you might think.





La Jolla Dental

8950 Villa La Jolla Dr , Suite C210
La Jolla, CA 92037

Phone: (858) 935-8589
Fax: (858) 457-1203
Hours: Mo-Sa 9-5

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(858) 255-4345
Email: lajolladentalc210@gmail.com


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