TMD can cause pain and discomfort ranging from mild and infrequent to severe and constant or debilitating. Depending on the level of pain and associated disability, treatment of TMD may differ from person to person. Treatment can also be addressed through different options based on the suspected causes.
If your symptoms are not interrupting your day-to-day activities and the pain can be described as a one or three on a ten-point scale, then the condition is often manageable through patient self-care. Self-care might include the following treatment options: