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Find Relief from TMJ Pains & Headaches from Lance I Teramoto DDS, Inc.

What does TMD & TMJ Stand For?

TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint (the jaw joint) that connects your lower jawbone to your skull. We are constantly using these joints during the day. Without them, we would not be able to speak or eat so effortlessly.

TMD (temporomandibular disorder) is the common pain and inflammation that affects these joints and can result in many excruciating physical and psychological issues.

Symptoms Include:

Dealing with a health problem that causes chronic pain can often extend symptoms well beyond the physical, resulting in behavioural and mental problems such as, depression and anxiety.

If you are suffering from any of these symptoms, seeing a TMD dentist in Honolulu is really important. Once the doctor has seen you for a consultation, you’ll be given a breakdown of what’s going on and a treatment plan on how to best address your symptoms.

Understanding Causes for TMD

Sometimes it is hard to pinpoint what is the direct cause of TMD but it can often be related to orthopedic issues such as:

Treating TMD

If you have self diagnosed your symptoms and are not ready to see a specialist, it’s important for you to try and reduce the pain with some of these at home tips:

If you're ready to come in and visit the team at Lance I Teramoto DDS, Inc. to discuss options for TMD/TMJ, give us a call today at 1 808-737-9882

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Painless Dentistry

We are embracing the future of dental technology in order to keep your pain and discomfort at an all time low.

Care & Compassion

From the moment you step inside our practice your comfort is our number one priority.

High Standards

We expect the best. We are setting new standards of what it means to visit the dentist.

Convenient Location

Our office is conveniently located at 4747 Kilauea Avenue, suite 101.

Accepting Insurance

Dr. Teramoto's Office will help you direct bill your insurance.

Friendly Staff

Dr. Teramoto and Team strive to give you a positive experience during every visit.

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