Contact Info
John M. Davis, III, D.D.S., P.A.

19 NE 22nd Ave.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

954-941-3003 Phone
954-941-1981 Fax
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Office Hours
Convenient Appointments
Evenings and Weekends Available
Call Ahead Emergencies Welcome

Proud Provider of

TMD Treatment

Dr. John M. Davis, III, DDS

Dr. Davis diagnoses and provides dental treatment and dental care to patients who have TMD (Temporal Mandibular Dysfunction/Disorder) also known as TMJ disorders (TMJ stands for temporomandibular joints and note there are two matching temporomandibular joints on each side of your head).

TMD (Temporal Mandibular Dysfunction/Disorder) or TMJ Disorders are problems or symptoms of the chewing muscles and joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull.

The causes of TMD or TMJ Disorders involve physical stress on the structures around the temporomandibular joints such as on the cartilage disk of one or both of the joints or muscles of the jaw, face and neck, or nearby ligaments, blood vessels and nerves or teeth. Chronic physical stresses over time may cause the problem such as with arthritis or a bad bite or may be caused after an acute incident such as with a dislocated jaw, fractured jaw that gives rise to physical stresses that can become chronic.

Symptoms may include one or more of the following:

The patient having TMD or TMJ Disorders can often become frustrated with the symptomatic episodes that can disrupt daily activity for some. The symptoms can be temporary or become chronic problem.

Diagnosis of TMD or TMJ Disorders requires a professional especially since some symptoms may be caused by other conditions or an underlying condition requires diagnosis and treatment to remedy the situation or to help the patient deal with any symptomatic episodes. Diagnosis will require a full history and a detailed exam and evaluation identifying symptoms with a full bite evaluation and a variety of xrays of the jaw may be required. Review of the findings need to be gone over with the patient and may require the intervention of medical healthcare providers in some cases where medical issues are causative factors.

Treatment May Involve:

If you suffer pain or discomfort that you believe may be related to TMD or TMJ Disorders, please ask for help. You don't have to suffer and successful treatment of TMD or TMJ Disorders begins with a dental professional like
Dr. Davis.

For more information regarding TMJ Disorders and TMD treatment options, as well as any related services, contact the office of Dr. John M. Davis III, D.D.S. at (954) 941-3003.

Dr. Davis' office is centrally located in Pompano Beach, FL and serves patients that travel from across the globe as well as locally from Fort Lauderdale, Lighthouse Point, Deerfield Beach, Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Parkland and Boca Raton.

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