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TMJ Disorders Treatment

TMJ Disorders TreatmentTemporomandibular joint disorders, or TMJ/TMD, involve disorders affecting the joint used to open and close the mouth. The source of the disorder can be due to the musculature, the bone, the joint or all three. When the jaw joint does not work properly, it can cause radiating pain, discomfort, malfunctioning of the jaw and other related symptoms. At Torrance Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center, we offer diagnosis and treatment for TMJ to give our patients relief.

TMJ is often caused by jaw misalignment, putting excess stress on the jaw joint. In some cases, orthodontics can treat and fix bite misalignments, helping relieve the symptoms of TMJ. However, if the misalignment is more complex, oral surgery may be required to straighten the jaw and allow it to function correctly. It may require the expertise of an experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeon to find the best treatment to relieve TMJ symptoms and protect the teeth and jaw from further damage.

Common Symptoms of TMJ

TMJ is often misdiagnosed due to the wide array of symptoms it can produce. Typical symptoms of TMJ disorders include pain with function, limitation of jaw movement and joint sounds. However, many people experience other symptoms that are not located at the jaw, including ear aches, headaches, neck pain and facial tenderness. It is important when such symptoms present themselves, to receive an evaluation by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. A consultation will usually involve a panoramic x-ray of the jaw and an evaluation of your jaw function. At times, further imaging (MRI or CT Scan) may be required to obtain further details.

If you have experienced symptoms of TMJ or been diagnosed with a TMJ disorder, contact our team at Torrance Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center to schedule an exam and consultation with Dr. Benjamin Yagoubian.

Address:

23451 Madison St #120
Torrance, CA 90505

Phone:

(310) 373-0667

Office Hours:

Monday 8AM - 5PM
Tuesday 8AM - 5PM
Wednesday 8AM - 5PM
Thursday 8AM - 5PM
Friday 8AM - 5PM

Torrance Oral Surgery Center

Our Client Reviews

5.0/ 5.0

Based on 34 reviews

Paul M.

A positive experience from start to end. I got a sense that this was going to go well and it did. Two extractions, two implants, bone graft and removal of four part bridge. Leaving part of the bridge on one tooth. If there were 10stars they would be for Torrance oral surgery group and Dr. Alicia Wolf / Blanco Demtal Group for recommending Ben.

Mindy W.

This is a very welcoming center. Everyone seemed very competent and helpful. I had an oral biopsy today. No waiting. The staff were ready for me and all was in place. Dr. Yagoubian was warm , cheerful and I felt in extremely capable hands. I am so grateful I was referred to him. Sincerely, Mindy W.

Jessica Z.

The staff here are super friendly and always show genuine concern. I got my wisdom teeth pulled about a year ago and Dr. Yagoubian and his staff made me feel less anxious about the procedure. When I was done, they were thorough with their instructions on how to take care of myself while my wounds healed. They even gave me an ice pack to wrap around my head for the swelling (super useful). Dr. Yagoubian even called to check in on me after the surgery. So when I needed more extractions done this year for orthodontic treatment, I made an appointment here and once again I was well taken care of. Every single person in this office was friendly. During the procedure, they made me feel less anxious even though I was super shaky about getting local anesthesia. They gave me detailed instructions on how to care for my wounds, always gave me an opportunity to ask questions. And once again, Dr. Yagoubian called after the procedure to make sure I was doing well. Now, anytime someone mentions they need their wisdom teeth removed, I tell them Dr. Yagoubian is the man!!

D. W.

What a nice and knowledgeable Doctor! Dr. Ben took the time to answer all our questions about the removal of all four wisdom teeth. He explained in detailed what was going to happen and the reason why he does the procedure. It’s obvious that he loves what he does. His staff is very welcoming and friendly. The nice lady in charge of the billing explained very clearly everything. Dr. Ben even called us the evening after the surgery to check if everything was ok. We highly recommend Dr. Yagoubian!

Chahab S.

Dr Yagoubian is an excellent oral surgeon, supported by a very professional staff. They made the experience as stress-free as possible. Highly recommended.

Dr.Lou T.

Very professional and always available. My patients have always had good experiences with the office.

JOHNNY P.

Dr. Benjamin is awesome I highly recommend him to everyone he is highly efficient and fast he knows how to comply with patient needs and overall is an amazing guy ! Check him out he is awesome!!!

Raj G.

Dr. Yagoubian is excellent. I was in state for business when my wisdom tooth broke. I was lucky enough to find Dr. Yagoubian's office. Everyone there was professional and courteous. The procedure went smoothly. Dr. Y is highly skilled, meticulous, and a very personable health care provider (a rarity in the field, in my opinion). If you need an oral surgeon, I highly recommend him.