Chronic Jaw & Facial Pain Caused By TMD - Raleigh Facial Pain

Chronic Jaw Pain Caused By Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

Raleigh, North CarolinaTemporomandibular disorders (TMD) are a common subgroup of orofacial pain disorders that are often incorrectly referred to as TMJ.

Common TMD symptoms include:

TMD usually has multiple symptoms and rarely has a single cause. It can either be myogenous (muscle-generated pain) or arthrogenous (joint-generated pain).

Self-Care for Jaw Pain Caused By TMD

In general, self-care for chronic jaw pain from TMD should include:

For more information about caring for chronic jaw pain, contact the Raleigh Facial Pain Center.

Treatment for TMD-Related Facial Pain & Jaw Pain in Raleigh, NC


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If you have experienced any of these symptoms or have chronic jaw or facial pain, consider setting up an appointment with Dr. Keith A. Yount, who is board certified and residency trained, at the Raleigh Facial Pain Center. Our experienced staff can assist you with living a pain-free life again.  We provide a combination of dental and medical services that you can not get anywhere else.

The Raleigh Facial Pain Center treats chronic facial and jaw pain in patients in Raleigh, NC and surrounding areas, including Wake Forest, Greenville, Pinehurst, New Bern, Greensboro and even South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Contact us today for more information.