Office Closure - COVID-19

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we will be only seeing patients in our records with dental emergencies. We have made this decision in order to help prevent further spread of the virus and to keep our patients and community safe.

We thank you for your understanding during this crisis and we wish you all good health.

What are treatment options for TMJ / TMD?

TMJ-TMD in San Francisco - Dr. Arellano in San Francisco, has experience in creating oral appliances for situations such as TMJ.

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint syndrome, is a medical condition that involves the alignment (or misalignment, rather) of an individual’s joint in their jawbone. This can cause clicking and popping sounds when an individual chews or talks, and can cause a variety of problems such as pain from the neck up, headaches, ear pain, and dizziness. Sometimes it can be caused by excessive teeth grinding which can cause pain from the tension and cause wear to teeth thereby affecting an individual’s smile.

While there are other more holistic ways to deal with the symptoms of TMJ, as well as surgical options when all else fails, bite plates and mouth guards are typically recommended as a first attempt at treating someone that is experiencing TMJ symptoms. It is the first line of treatment that is conservative, affordable, and highly successful for many individuals dealing with this syndrome.

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Dr. Arellano in San Francisco, California has experience in creating oral appliances for situations such as TMJ, sleep apnea, and other dental concerns. If you have been diagnosed with TMJ and are looking to have an oral appliance made for yourself, call Dr. Arellano to schedule a consultation appointment and find relief from your TMJ symptoms today!

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Even after moving to Oakland (and when I lived in Mountain View) I always return to SF to see Dr. Arellano. EVERYONE in the office is top notch!

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