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Find treatment from a TMJ dentist in Pasadena, CA

The temporomandibular joint is where your jaw and skull connect. It acts like a hinge to allow your mouth to open or close. TMJ disorders can cause pain and locking in one or both of your jaw joints. Left untreated, they can also cause migraines, neck and shoulder pain, and sometimes pain throughout your body.

TMJ Dentist at Pasadena Prosthodontics in Pasadena CA Area

Luckily, you do not have to live with TMJ disorders. A proactive treatment plan can address the root cause of your jaw issues that can reduce your flare-ups, and in many cases, completely cure you. If you need a TMJ dentist in Pasadena, CA, Dr. Marchack can help.

TMJ has many causes

The exact cause of your TMJ is not always clear. Sometimes it can be caused by trauma to your mouth or from arthritis or genetic factors. It is often associated with bruxism, although not everyone that grinds their teeth will develop TMJ.

One of the most common causes of TMJ is the loss of one or more molars. Missing teeth create an imbalance in your jaw that causes your teeth to shift and change your mouth’s shape. This adds a lot of stress on your mouth that can be difficult to relieve without intervention from a dentist.

When to seek help for TMJ

In some cases, TMJ will clear up on its own. If you suffer from persistent pain in your jaw, continually have difficulty chewing, or if you have trouble opening or closing your mouth completely, you should contact a TMJ dentist in Pasadena, CA as soon as possible.

TMJ disorders symptoms may include:

  • Sore or tender jaw
  • Aching ear pain
  • Painful chewing
  • Locked or painful jaw joint
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Treatment for TMJ

Dr. Marchack will focus on a treatment that addresses the underlying issues causing your pain. During your appointment, he will use digital imaging devices to assess your joint’s health and study the alignment and occlusion of your jaw.

He may need to replace missing teeth, adjust existing dental restorations, or recommend an orthodontist in cases where you need significant bite adjustment. If you have bruxism, he can craft an oral appliance to reduce clenching and grinding while you sleep to reduce stress on your jaw.

Pain killers only treat the symptoms, not the problem. Contact us today at 855.770.3737 to schedule an appointment and get relief that lasts.

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Baldwin Marchack, DDS, MBA

A graduate from USC School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Baldwin Marchack is renowned for his focus, keen passion for knowledge and passion for serving his community. His areas of special interest are restorative, esthetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Marchack updates himself regularly with new methods and techniques that evolve over time. Dr. Marchack is the Founding Member of the Academy for Excellence in Dentistry based in Los Angeles, CA. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He has held notable positions of authority as the past president of the American Prosthodontic Society, Osseointegration Study Club of Southern California, the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Christopher Marchack, DDS

An alumnus of the prestigious Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco Dr. Christopher Marchack is well-known for his passion to serve his patients to the best of his ability which involves educating and imparting methods of good dental hygiene. Whilst maintaining a position on the editorial review board for the Journal of Prosthodontic Dentistry and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, he is also an Associate Clinical Professor at USC School of Dentistry, an Associate Clinical Instructor at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and lectures on related dental subjects both on domestic and international platforms.

Eugenia Chan, DDS, MMSc

A graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California and a Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) certified Prosthodontist, Dr. Eugenia Chan is an established professional in her field and takes a special interest in the restoration of damaged teeth. Some of the projects she worked on include her active participation in the project led by Lucy Taylor Hobbs Society to empower female dental students and reinforce the contribution made by women to the professional dental industry. She has undertaken a voluntary role to teach dental health which includes the proper technique of brushing, flossing and implications of consuming a healthy diet to underprivileged children whose access to health care is little to none.

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