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TMJ Treatment

There’s no reason to live with the pain of a TMJ disorder. If you have symptoms such as teeth grinding, headaches, jaw pain, or popping sounds when you chew, it’s time to get help, You can find TMJ treatment in Brentwood at Cool Springs Laser Dentistry. Schedule your free consultation with Dr. Rice by calling (629) 200-6111. You will:

Protect your teeth from the damage of teeth grinding
Relieve pain in your jaw by healing your joints
Minimize symptoms like headaches and muscle pain

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Read Dr. Rice’s Patient Reviews

People love returning to Cool Springs Laser Dentistry for the quality of service we provide and our warm, caring atmosphere. You can end the pain of your TMJ disorder and protect your smile from further damage. Dr. Rice uses her advanced skills and treatment techniques to give you the best care possible. Read our patient reviews to see how much your life can change with our help.

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Clear Aligners May Help Your TMJ Pain


Aligners will correct misaligned teeth for the perfect bite so that your TMJ can find a good resting position.

Clear aligners also help create more space in your mouth which means healthier teeth.
You’ll gain a more attractive, confident smile
Call (629) 200-6055 today to find out if clear aligner treatment could help your TMJ pain!

Protect Your Smile With TMJ Treatment in Brentwood

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TMJ Pain Treatment Dentist

Since opening her practice in 1986, Dr. Kellye Rice has loved helping patients find relief for their discomfort, including TMJ pain. She combines practical solutions with advanced treatment techniques to restore your oral health and treat your TMJ disorder.

Located conveniently near CoolSprings Galleria, Dr. Kellye Rice has been in practice since 1986. She is passionate about staying on top of the latest patient treatment techniques and technologies. She uses advanced technology to better treat patients for their TMJ, including digital scanners, laser dentistry, and digital X-rays for less exposure to radiation. Dr. Rice is recognized by the American Dental Association and the Tennessee Dental Association as being in the top 10 percent of the profession for exceeding continuing education requirements.

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Discover Lasting Relief for Your TMJ Pain

You might be surprised to learn that TMJ disorders affect almost 10 million Americans. There are several factors that can trigger this problem ranging from bite alignment issues, grinding your teeth, stress, and more. Whatever the cause of your TMJ pain, what matters is getting help as soon as possible.

During your free consultation, Dr. Rice will examine you for signs of this condition. Then she’ll recommend one of several treatment options to relieve your TMJ disorder, so you can enjoy your life without pain.

Start on your path to better health.

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Eliminate Your Discomfort & Prevent Dental Damage

By visiting Cool Springs Laser Dentistry for your TMJ disorder, you will find several options for treatment. Dr. Rice may recommend:
A custom-made oral appliance to stop clenching and grinding and give your jaw a chance to heal
Laser treatments to relieve your jaw pain and encourage healing
Biorejuvenation to relax your TMJ muscles and improve your jaw’s stability
Orthodontic treatments that can fix alignment issues and correct your bite
Your treatment may also include pain relievers, muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories, and physical therapy to strengthen your jaw muscles.

Schedule your consultation today by calling (629) 200-6111.
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Symptoms by percentage of tmj/tmd patients

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100% Migraine
80% Chronic Fatigue
80% Cardiac Arrhythmia
60% Dizziness
50% Ear pain and tinnitus
50% Fibromyalgia
25% Chronic Lower Back Pain
15% Endometriosis
5% Irritable Bowel

Common Questions About TMJ Treatment

Dr. Kellye Rice and her team want you to feel at home. So while we are happy to answer questions you may have during the consultation, here are answers to a few commonly asked questions about headache pain and TMJ treatment.

Does TMJ Treatment Work?

Yes, by visiting Cool Springs Laser Dentistry for your TMJ treatment, you’ll find relief from your TMJ pain. Dr. Rice uses several approaches based on what is best for you. During your consultation, she’ll discuss your options to put an end to the discomfort and damage caused by this disorder.

What damage does grinding my teeth cause?

If you grind your teeth, you can fracture, crack, and even loosen teeth. Chronic teeth grinding can wear down your teeth, leading to necessary restorative treatments to repair your smile. Teeth grinding is found in many people who suffer from TMJ dysfunction.

What causes a TMJ disorder?

Factors linked to a TMJ disorder include stress, arthritis, teeth grinding, trauma to your jaw, alignment issues, and more. Dr. Rice will examine you to identify the cause of your TMJ disorder and recommend effective treatment.

How long is TMJ treatment?

It all depends on the treatment that is best for your TMJ disorder. Some patients experience immediate relief with our custom-made oral appliance. Others require orthodontic treatment through clear aligners that can take 12 to 18 months to complete. It all depends on which is the best option for you.

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