TMJ Treatment in Lee’s Summit, MO & Shawnee, KS

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TMJ Disorder, also known as TMD, is a condition that afflicts many people on a daily basis. Some TMJ conditions are more severe than others. Common indications of TMJ include but are not limited to frequent headaches, painful clicking and popping of the jaw joints, limited range of opening, “locked” open or closed sensations and pain in the chewing muscles around the head and neck. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, give our team at Mill Creek Dental a call. Our experienced dentists will assess any symptoms and recommend appropriate therapies that can improve TMJ symptoms. We have helped many of our patients with TMJ treatment in Lee’s Summit, MO, and Shawnee, KS.

What Causes TMJ?

The cause of TMJ is a mystery to dental professionals. What we do know is that some common factors contribute to the development of a TMJ disorder. These include: 

  • Injury to Your Jaw
  • Grinding Your Teeth
  • Movement of the Cushion Inside the Joint
  • Bad Bite
  • Arthritis
  • Stress

Common TMJ Symptoms

Although symptoms can vary, the most common indicators of TMJ include:

  • Grinding Teeth (both a contributor and a symptom)
  • Swelling in the Joint Area
  • Pain
  • Lockjaw
  • Clicking Sound in the Joint
  • Headaches and Migraines

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, don’t hesitate to contact our office for an appointment. We are here for you!

Schedule an Appointment to Learn More About TMJ Treatment in Lee’s Summit, MO & Shawnee, KS

To experience our award-winning cosmetic and restorative dentistry, schedule your Complimentary Mill Creek Dental Smile Assessment today by calling 816-347-9933 to reach our Lee's Summit office or 913-322-6455 to reach our Shawnee office. You may also click here for our convenient online form. Your appointment includes:

  • Discuss Your Goals
  • Thorough Exam
  • Digital 3D X-rays
  • Custom Treatment Plan

During your appointment, we will take the time to answer all your questions about our treatments, our dental offices, our flexible payment options, and anything else you may want to know about us!

As one of the premier dental practices in Lee’s Summit, MO & Shawnee, KS, our doctors and team at Mill Creek Dental also provide 5-star dental care to patients from Independence, Blue Springs & Raymore, MO & Lenexa, Basehor, DeSoto & Bonner Springs, KS & the surrounding areas.

“Dr Mike and his staff are wonderful. They do everything they can to get you in for a last minute ortho appointment-like when my daughters retainer broke-they got us right in and they have the technology to take a digital picture to send off to make a new one.”

- Judi H.

“I went to the Lees Summit office today and had a wonderful experience. I highly recommend Mill Creek Dental. I felt comfortable and the staff was incredible!”

- Ahlara K.

“Fabulous staff, especially Christi, and Dr. Andreas is fantastic! I had an emergency situation that was tended to with professionalism and careful attention to my needs. They educated me about my treatment, answered my never-ending questions and made me feel very welcome. I highly recommend Mill Creek Dental!”

- Rani R.

“I simply can't say enough GOOD things about my experience at Dr. Irwin's office, very professional and knowledgeable staff . Thank You for keeping my smile Beautiful!”

- Dalton O.

Lee's Summit Office
3555 Northeast Ralph Powell Rd.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064

Phone: 816-347-9933

Hours:
Mon - 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tue - 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wed - 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thur - 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fri - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Shawnee Office
5408 Roberts St.
Shawnee, KS 66226

Phone: 913-322-6455

Hours:
Mon - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tue - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu - 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Fri - 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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We Service All The Following Towns & Their Surrounding Areas…

Lee's Summit, MO | Independence, MO | Blue Springs, MO | Raymore, MO | Shawnee, KS | Lenexa, KS | Basehor, KS | DeSoto, KS | Bonner Springs, KS