TMJ Dentist and Bite Analysis in Havre de Grace, MD

Reduce discomfort and pain by early diagnosing TMJ problems

Preventing TMJ discomfort through proactive dental care

Are you experiencing discomfort, pain, or stress related to your jaw? Does your smile lack the confidence you desire? At Union Dental Center in Havre de Grace, MD, we offer TMJ diagnosis and bite analysis to address these concerns and enhance your overall oral health.

Call us at (410) 939-3950 to stay one step ahead of TMJ with early prevention with our Havre de Grace, MD TMJ dentist. Your health is what matters most to us.

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Risk factors for TMJ

Understanding the risk factors associated with Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) issues is crucial for early detection and proactive management. Here are some common risk factors:

  • Habitual teeth grinding or clenching, particularly during sleep.
  • Physical trauma to the jaw, such as a blow or impact.
  • Improper bite or jaw misalignment.
  • Emotional stress and anxiety manifest physically, causing muscle tension and jaw clenching.
  • Various forms of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis.
  • Genetic predisposition.

If you live in Havre de Grace and have concerns about your jaw health or any other dental issues, the team at Union Dental Center is here to help you. Contact us at (410) 939-3950.

Detecting TMJ Issues

TMJ disorders can lead to a range of symptoms, including jaw pain, clicking or popping sounds, and difficulties in jaw movement. Our TMJ analysis involves a thorough examination to identify issues early and create a personalized treatment plan.

Common symptoms of TMJ disorders:

  • Persistent jaw, neck, or facial pain
  • Clicking or popping sounds in the jaw
  • Difficulty or discomfort while chewing
  • Limited range of jaw movement
  • Headaches and ear pain
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What to expect

During your TMJ and bite analysis at Union Dental Center, you can expect:

  1. Clinical examination: Thorough assessment of jaw, teeth, and symptoms.
  2. Bite assessment: Evaluation of bite alignment and contact during various movements.
  3. Comprehensive examination: Full-mouth examination, including TMJ function.
  4. Palpation: Gently feeling for any tension or irregularities in the jaw and neck.
  5. Functional assessment: Evaluating jaw movement during activities like chewing and speaking.
  6. Next Steps: Guidance on potential treatments or lifestyle changes based on the assessment.

Concerned about the cost of our preventive treatments? Questions about your insurance or alternative payment options? Please give us a call at (410) 939-3950.

Why Choose Us

Friendly Office

Our team will make you feel at ease, providing exceptional care and ensuring a positive dental experience from start to finish.


Custom Treatments

Personalized treatment plans successfully address your unique goals and concerns.

Flexible Financing

We want you to invest in your health without drying up your bank account. We’ll work on a treatment plan that fits your budget.

Amazing Results

Prepare to be amazed by our transformative dental treatments. Discover the power of your smile!

Patient Stories

“Union Dental has a staff that is extremely friendly! From the front desk to the dental hygienists to the dentists, everyone is helpful and competent! The care is outstanding, and I would recommend them to all my friends and family.

– Marie B.

Office Information

201 South Union Avenue
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

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Phone: (410) 939-3950

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7am-5pm
Friday: 7am-3pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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