DANA POINT, Calif., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Highly trained and credentialed oral surgeons Dr. Eric
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder, also known as TMD, is a condition that affects the jaw joint(s), or the hinge that connects the lower jaw to the skull. Patients with TMD may experience jaw joint aches, throbbing that spreads from the joint to other areas of the face and neck, tooth grinding at night, jaw muscle spasms, jaws that stay open or will not close properly, and an ill-fitting bite. Although surgical procedures such as TMJ arthroscopy are usually not the first treatment solutions, they may be the best decision if physical therapy, specialized diets, oral appliances and other interventions prove unsuccessful.
Dr. Baker and Dr. Betita use their maxillofacial and oral surgical training and experience to offer minimally invasive, safe TMJ arthroscopy in-house. During the TMJ arthroscopy procedure, the surgeon makes a small incision in front of the ear to gain access to the temporomandibular joint. Using special instruments, he can securely remove inflamed tissues and realign the joint(s), if needed. After healing, many patients formerly diagnosed with TMJ disorder experience little-to-no jaw pain. As a modern and minimally invasive alternative to traditional open joint surgery, this technique takes less time and offers a shorter recovery time as well.
It is estimated that millions of Americans may suffer from TMJ disorder. However, many do not seek the diagnosis or treatment from dental providers that can give them relief. Dr. Baker and Dr. Betita encourage any individuals coping with chronic jaw pain in Dana Point, CA to contact their office at 949-240-2280 to discuss potential minimally invasive treatment options and finally find relief.
About the Oral Surgeons
Dr. Eric Baker and Dr. Tim Betita are skilled oral surgeons treating patients in the Dana Point, CA area. The team takes a comprehensive and minimally invasive approach to every treatment plan they offer. Specializing in effective, long-term clinical outcomes, they look beyond dental health and see complete health as the ultimate goal. Offering teeth-in-a-day dental implants solutions and two of only a few surgeons in the country to offer minimally invasive temporomandibular joint disorder treatment, TMJ surgical arthroscopy, this team is redefining what it means to be an oral surgeon. To learn more about Dr. Baker, Dr. Betita, the services they offer or their modern office, visit http://www.niguelcoastoralsurgery.com or call 949-240-2280.
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