TMJ-Related Ear Pain

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    Effective Ear Pain Treatment

    At the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of San Fernando Valley, we understand that ear pain can be a debilitating and perplexing issue, often linked to Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders. Our dedicated team of specialists is committed to diagnosing and treating the root causes of your ear pain to provide effective and lasting relief.

    Understanding Ear Pain and TMJ

    Ear pain, or otalgia, can often be associated with TMJ disorders. The TMJ is located near the ear canal, and issues with the joint or surrounding muscles can manifest as pain in the ear. Common symptoms of TMJ-related ear pain include:

    • A feeling of fullness or pressure in the ear
    • Ringing or buzzing sounds (tinnitus)
    • Sharp or dull earache
    • Difficulty in opening or closing the jaw

    Comprehensive Ear Pain Diagnosis 

    Our comprehensive diagnostic approach includes a thorough examination of your TMJ, dental health, and overall medical history. We utilize advanced imaging techniques to accurately identify the source of your ear pain. Understanding whether your pain is due to TMJ disorders, dental issues, or other medical conditions is crucial for effective treatment.

    Personalized Treatment Plans to Relieve Ear Pain

    Once we have a clear diagnosis, we develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Our treatment options may include:

    • Orthotic Devices: Custom-made mouthguards or splints to alleviate pressure on the TMJ and improve jaw alignment.
    • Physical Therapy: Specialized exercises to strengthen jaw muscles and improve joint function.
    • Medications: Pain relievers, anti-inflammatory drugs, or muscle relaxants to manage symptoms.
    • Lifestyle Modifications: Guidance on diet, stress management, and habits to reduce TMJ strain.
    • Minimally Invasive Procedures: In some cases, treatments such as injections or arthrocentesis may be recommended to relieve pain and improve function.

    Holistic Approach to Care

    At the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of San Fernando Valley, we believe in a holistic approach to treating ear pain. Our goal is to not just alleviate your symptoms but also address the root causes to prevent recurrence. We focus on improving your overall well-being through comprehensive care and ongoing support.

    Schedule a Consultation

    If you are experiencing persistent ear pain, it may be related to a TMJ disorder. Don’t let ear pain disrupt your life. Contact the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of San Fernando Valley today to schedule a consultation. Our team of experts is here to help you find relief and improve your quality of life through effective TMJ treatment.

    For more information or to book an appointment, please visit our website or call our office directly. Let us help you take the first step towards a pain-free future.

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    5.0 ★★★★★

    I first heard about this place when my jaw developed severe pain.l, and it would lock up and I could barely eat!!! In the short time of 12 weeks the pain was entirely gone... and my jaw stops locking up I’m so thankful so Dr. Ariz and this treatment everyone is so nice and friendly highly recommend!


    5.0 ★★★★★

    Dr. Ariz is a great doctor who knows what hes doing. I came in with a bunch of pain with tmj and now im way better.


    5.0 ★★★★★

    The whole staff is great. They have been so helpful and thorough as far as fixing my TMJ disorder. You really get a lot of care so it's definitely worth the money to not be in constant pain. I've only been going a few weeks and can already feel a huge difference.