TMJ Injection

TMJ Injection for MTJ Disorder

Are you suffering from (Temporomandibular joint) TMJ pain or are looking to enhance your appearance?

Dr. Jeffery Suffoletta proudly offers TMJ injection treatment to ease pain caused by TMJ disorders (TMD), while correcting cosmetic imperfections. Specially trained and certified to offer this treatment, you can take advantage of our dentist’s attention to detail. Dr. Suffoletta’s focus on engaging in long-term comprehensive care with his patients pushes our team to excel at painless and efficient dental treatments for all of our patients. TMJ injection treatment is just one of the multiple solutions for TMJ disorder. A brief consultation with our dentist will help our team analyze the severity of your jaw pain, and whether TMJ injection is the right treatment for you.

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TMJ Injection Treatment

Treatment for TMJ

Facial fillers are becoming an increasingly popular option for easing joint pain surrounding the mouth and jaw. In addition, the medications are gently injected into the facial muscles to alleviate soreness and discomfort.

If you have been diagnosed with a TMJ disorder, consider the benefits of TMJ injection facial filler therapy:

  • Relieves pain and soreness
  • Reduces or eliminates headaches caused by TMD
  • Minimizes the risk of lockjaw
  • Quick, effective treatment
  • Non-surgical with a quick post-recovery period
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Cosmetic Enhancements

Although no one has found the Fountain of Youth yet, many people say that their outcomes from having facial fillers make them feel much younger. Why?

Injection products smooth out the skin wherever it is injected, and the results can be dramatic, even after one visit! While they’re primarily for TMJ injection treatment, consider the other benefits:

  • Reduce the appearance of wrinkles around the mouth
  • It is one option that is available in conjunction with other dental procedures
  • TMJ Injection has been proven to be safe
  • Quick, effective treatment
  • Non-surgical

Safe, Reliable TMJ Injectable Products for Long-Lasting Benefits

The benefits of facial fillers are not merely physical, but also psychological. Patients of Dr. Suffoletta who undergo these types of in-house injections report feeling a sense of improved confidence. As a result, it helps patients feel better about themselves physically and emotionally. Dr. Suffoletta has vast experience and credentials to administer facial fillers in a comfortable, safe setting with minimal discomfort and virtually no patient downtime needed post-injections.

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Facial fillers are not just for covering up crows feet. Our mission in context with fillers is to provide you with Relief from TMJ disorders as well as helping you look and feel younger. Why pay two companies for two separate services? With Dr. Suffoletta, you can know out two birds with one stone. Look young while feeling better from jaw pain.


Frequently Asked Questions: TMJ Injection

TMJ injections refer to the use of therapeutic injections to treat temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders or temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD). The temporomandibular joint is the joint that connects the jawbone to the skull, allowing for movements like chewing and speaking.

TMD is a condition that can cause pain and discomfort in the jaw joint and the surrounding muscles. Consequently, it can lead to symptoms such as jaw pain, and clicking or popping sounds when opening or closing the mouth. In addition, it can lead to difficulty in jaw movement, headaches, and even pain in the neck and shoulders.

TMJ Treatment

TMJ injections are currently in use as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan for TMD, even more so, when conservative treatments like physical therapy, lifestyle changes, and medications have not provided sufficient relief.

It’s important to note that the choice of injection type and its effectiveness depend on the specific diagnosis and needs of the individual. Furthermore, TMJ injections are typically administered by a healthcare professional with experience in treating TMJ disorders. Before considering any type of injection, it’s advisable to consult with a qualified healthcare provider who can assess your condition and recommend the most appropriate treatment approach.

Corticosteroid Injections: Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory medication that reduces inflammation and pain. As a result, these injections can provide temporary relief from pain and swelling associated with TMD.

Hyaluronic Acid Injections: Hyaluronic acid injections are in practical use for lubricating the joint and improving its mobility. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance in the synovial fluid of joints. However, injecting it into the TMJ can help reduce friction and improve joint function.

Botox Injections: Botox (botulinum toxin) injection is one treatment option that relaxes the muscles around the TMJ. Consequently, it weakens these muscles, Botox can help reduce muscle spasms and alleviate pain caused by muscle tension.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections: PRP is a derivative of the patient’s own blood and contains concentrated platelets that are rich in growth factors. Hence, why PRP injections can promote healing and tissue regeneration in the TMJ area.

Prolotherapy Injections: Prolotherapy involves injecting a solution (often containing dextrose or other irritants) into the joint or surrounding ligaments, which helps to stimulate healing and strengthen the tissues.

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