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Dr. John Moore on TMJ and Bruxism Read Transcript

Not only does Dr. John A. Moore, Jr. continue broadening his dentistry knowledge through continuing education courses, he teaches  them. So, he’s the right San Antonio, TX dentist to call on to diagnose and treat the frustrating constellation of symptoms that can make up TMJ disorder with TMJ Treatment. You might be suffering from TMD if:

  • Your jaws, ear, neck, or shoulders ache
  • You wake up in the morning with headaches or migraines
  • You’ve been diagnosed with arthritis
  • You hear clicking or popping noises when you open your mouth

Find relief at Cosmetic Dental Associates in San Antonio, TX by scheduling an appointment at 210-951-4444. We understand it might be necessary for you to travel to our city to benefit from Dr. John Moore’s expertise. If so, please let one of our friendly team members know if there’s anything we can do to accommodate you during your visit.

Our TMJ Treatment Options

Dr. John Moore is a TMD specialist. There are many ways for him to treat your TMJ disorder and alleviate your symptoms, so you can get back to living a pain-free life.

  • Custom splints and mouthguards to realign your jaw. This will allow your muscles to relax while you sleep and protect your teeth from the effects of teeth grinding, which sometimes cause TMJ disorder or can be a symptom of  TMD. We also have night guards for treating sleep apnea.
  • Occlusal adjustments and orthodontic work to bring your bite in proper alignment. A bad bite can lead to TMJ disorder because your jaw must regularly shift out of position when you chew. This same strain repeated several times a day could be at the root of your TMJ pain.

TMJ Disorder Explained

Open and close your mouth. You will feel motion in your temporomandibular joint where your jawbone meets your cheekbone. This joint acts as a hinge every time you speak, chew food, or even yawn.

It’s not uncommon for this joint to become misaligned or irritated, or for you to strain the surrounding muscles. More than 10 million Americans are thought to suffer from TMD, which can include debilitating pain from headaches and migraines.

Don’t let your TMJ disorder drag on. Symptoms can last days, months, or even years. Call Cosmetic Dental Associates San Antonio, TX dentist office at 210-951-4444 to schedule your tmj treatment San Antonio, TX area appointment today, or use our easy online form. We’re here to help.

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What is Bruxism and TMJ? Do you suffer from this or are still unaware of what's causing you pain in the jaw? Listen to Dr. John Moore as he explains to us what TMJ is all about. Get tips on what's the best TMJ treatment options for you at Cosmetic Dental Associates in San Antonio, TX. Learn more about TMJ and Bruxism by visiting our website at Visit our website at or call us at (210) 951-4444 to talk to someone about your dental issues. Dr. John Moore, DDS San Antonio, TX Cosmetic Dentist 5837 Babcock Road San Antonio, TX 78240 (210) 951-4444 Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Pin, save and share photos with us on Pinterest or on Instagram