Your TMJ is the joint that connects your lower jawbone to your skull. Over time, this joint may wear down or become injured. This can result in a popping or crackling noise and can cause several painful side effects, including headaches, locked jaw, and soreness. At the dental practice of Arthur Kremer DDS, our dentist, Dr. Arthur Kremer, provides a variety of treatments to help ease your pain. Some of the most common treatments include a TMJ splint and a mouth guard. If you suffer from TMJ disorder, Dr. Arthur Kremer will evaluate your condition and help determine which treatment is right for you. To schedule your consultation with our dentist and learn more about treatment for the TMJ in Herscher, Illinois, we invite you to contact us at 815-426-2611.