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Typical Sources of Jaw Pain
Regaining Jaw Health and Function
When you come in for treatment, Dr. Haron will first perform a comprehensive exam on your jaw. This may include 3D, x-ray imaging that can reveal any underlying issues in the area. If he suspects sleep apnea may be involved, he may recommend that you undergo a sleep test at a separate facility before creating a treatment plan for you. Depending on the cause of your jaw pain, Dr. Haron may suggest relieving it with one of a few treatment options:
Open-Joint Surgery (TMJ Surgery)
With open-joint surgery, Dr. Haron creates an incision that exposes the jaw joint. This TMJ treatment enables him to fix the jaw, reposition it, or remove any problematic parts of it, when needed.
Arthrocentesis is a minimally invasive form of TMJ treatment that can ease symptoms including jaw soreness and stiffness. For this procedure, Dr. Haron injects a cleaning fluid into the joint using one needle and removes the fluid with a second needle.
BOTOX is perhaps best known for reducing facial wrinkles and making you look younger. It can also be used to relax stressed muscles near the TMJ, which can be the source of neck pain and headaches. Dr. Haron can reduce your pain by injecting BOTOX® into the affected muscles.
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