Dr. Cappy Sinclair of Coastal Cosmetic Dentistry near Chesapeake, VA offers comprehensive treatment options for patients suffering from TMJ Disorders, headaches, jaw pain and other TMJ related problems. He has completed advanced post graduate training to learn the fundamentals of TMJ disorders as well as the latest techniques for TMJ treatment. Dr. Sinclair is among a small group of medical professionals that are trained and experienced at diagnosing and treating TMJ disorders.
The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is the joint that acts like a sliding hinge because it connects your jawbone to your skull. This joint is present on both sides of your jaw and is responsible for the opening and closing of the mouth. TMJ disorder, or TMD, is a catch all term for a wide variety of potential issues affecting the jaw joint, muscles in the face, neck, and surrounding nerves. TMJ disorder can cause some people a lot of pain in their jaw joints and the surrounding muscles.