San Francisco Dentist Discusses BOTOX Injections for TMJ Disorders

San Francisco Dentist Discusses BOTOX Injections for TMJ Disorders


San Francisco, California, USA – 12/07/2022 (PR Distribution™) –

dr Jarrod Cornehl, Director of DENTAL STUDIO SF, explains how treatments like BOTOX® injections and alternatives like low-level laser therapy (photobiomodulation) can help many people alleviate the debilitating symptoms of TMJ disorders.

San Francisco, CA – According to previous estimates from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, between 5 and 12 percent of the US population suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder (sometimes referred to as TMD). The temporomandibular joint connects the upper and lower jaw. When the joint or the surrounding muscles and ligaments become inflamed, it can set off a chain reaction, causing chronic or acute pain in different areas of the body that can become progressive and even debilitating. dr Jarrod Cornehl, A Dentist in San Francisco and head of DENTAL STUDIO SF, makes the treatment of TMJ disorders and myofascial pain a particular focus of his practice. He says there have been several cutting-edge advances in treatment modalities for TMD sufferers over the years that have enabled many patients to experience significant symptom relief, and one of those advances involves targeted injections of BOTOX®.

TMJ disorder has been known to cause headaches, facial pain, jaw popping or popping, earaches, and many other symptoms — even numbness or pain in the upper extremities and other areas of the body that appear unrelated to TMJ disorders. While TMD can be caused by injury, a misaligned bite, or other structural imbalances, according to Dr. Cornehl can also sometimes be due to simple overstimulation of the muscles used in chewing and speaking. That’s where BOTOX® injections can prove to be an effective remedy for some people. The BOTOX® solution consists of a form of botulinum toxin type A, which is used to temporarily relax muscles and relieve…


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