Al A. Fallah, DDS, FICCMO
New Patients: (760) 576-2779
Current Patients: (760) 576-2269
1293 Carlsbad Village Drive Carlsbad, CA 92008 | Directions
New Patients: (760) 576-2779
Current Patients: (760) 576-2269
1293 Carlsbad Village Drive Carlsbad, CA 92008 | Directions

San Diego area patients can enjoy treatment for TMJ from a neuromuscular specialist

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TMJ Specialist San Diego

Patients who are experiencing jaw pain and discomfort in the surrounding area may be patients struggling with a condition known as TMD. TMD, temporomandibular disorder, is an issue with the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) that may require the help of a specialist. San Diego patients who are struggling with this discomfort can work with a professional who has years of experience in neuromuscular conditions.


TMJ disorder

When a diagnosis of TMJ disorder has been made, patients are encouraged to speak with a specialist about the options available for treatment. Many times, the problem stems from an improper bite. Bite correction can be achieved in several ways, and certain treatments can be used to alleviate the symptoms. These may include:

  • Orthodontic appliances
  • Bite adjustments with tooth reshaping
  • Neuromuscular orthodontics
  • Crowns and veneers to achieve bite balance
  • Implants, partial dentures, and complete dentures to replace missing teeth

When patients are speaking with Dr. Fallah during their initial consultation and evaluation, they can ask about which treatment may be most appropriate for their specific needs. No two cases are the same, so a custom treatment can be designed based on one’s budget and desires. Dr. Fallah may take a series of x-rays and evaluate how healthy the smile is before making a recommendation in regards to how to proceed with services. Patients are a part of the process and can make educated decisions regarding their oral health.


New patients can make an appointment today!

Dr. Fallah and the staff at his practiced are excited to offer new patients the benefits of TMJ treatment from a qualified specialist. If you have bene diagnosed with TMJ issues, contact us at (760) 576-2779 or visit us at our practice conveniently located at 1293 Carlsbad Village Drive to discuss the possibilities. We are the home of exceptional dentistry!

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