1301 Palmer-Wasilla Highway, Wasilla, AK 99654

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TMJ/TMD Treatment

TMJ/TMD Treatment in Wasilla

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has determined that there are over 10 million people tormented with the discomfort of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ/TMD). Research also shows that the majority of TMJ sufferers are female.

For some individuals, the discomfort is not long lasting. In many cases, it resolves on its own. For these people, the occasional pain they experience may come in cycles and leave without any type of general dentistry treatment. Minor treatment such as learning how to do certain exercises may be all that is required to treat patients who have ongoing problems. These patients often experience relief from

There are other patients who may have a more chronic disorder causing more pain. Their symptoms are more severe and may require more aggressive interventions. Dr. Lane is experienced in diagnosing and treating patients who suffer from TMJ/TMD.

Proper diagnosis of the condition is important. Depending on the severity of the disorder, you may only need to learn the exercises that help relieve pain. If more extensive treatment is required, Dr. Lane will let you know and will tell you about your options.

Jaw pain can be the result of TMD/TMJ or it can have other causes such as clenching or grinding the teeth. An exam and a few questions will pinpoint the source of the problem. Once the source has been determined, Dr. Lane can then prescribe a treatment plan to get you on the road to recovery.

If you are experiencing jaw pain, or discomfort in your shoulders, neck, and head, and cannot find a reasonable explanation for it, contact Lane Family Dental today to make an appointment with Dr. Lane. You could be suffering from TMJ/TMD. Come in and find out if we can help relieve the discomfort that is plaguing you.

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Office Hours
  • Monday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
Paulette E
Paulette E
22:45 09 Feb 18
About a year or so ago I discovered Lane Dental. Due to circumstances in my life I hadn’t been to a dentist in a really long time. They were very caring and kind. Since then I’ve had some teeth removed and am currently having a partial made. They have been patiently working with me and my insurance. Asia has been wonderful to work with for my scheduling and Dr. lane has been so kind and gentle. His assistants have been a real pleasure also. Thank you to the entire staff 🤗
Ryan Hill
Ryan Hill
17:43 21 Mar 18
I have always had a wonderful experience with this office. Everyone is always nice and welcoming. The office is clean and beautifully decorated. I would recommend this office to anyone.
Jan Miller
Jan Miller
17:14 02 Dec 17
Finally, a dentist I look forward to coming to. Great staff, lovely warm waiting area. Dr.Lane is gentle, kind and professional. He explains each process so you know what he is doing. My teeth look great after he fixed some chips in my front teeth.I highly recommend Lane Family Dentistry.
Macey Shapiro
Macey Shapiro
19:53 05 Mar 18
The best dentist I’ve had in my 60 years. Absolutely impeccably clean facilities. New facilities. The latest techniques and strategies to provide excellent dental care. And most of all the least amount of pain I’ve ever felt at the dentist.
Douglas Gregory
Douglas Gregory
01:07 30 Nov 17
Fantastic customer service! Everybody there is very friendly and easy to talk to. They explained everything that was going on with my teeth, provided a plan to get them back in good shape, and cleaned em up real nice. It may have been a while since my last trip to a dentist, but I don't remember the visits being so relaxing.
Jessica M.
Jessica M.
02:11 28 Apr 18
Great atmosphere, staff, and dentist. I had a bad experience the last time I went to the dentist so I was petrified to go in but this place was totally relieving. Me and my family will always be coming here with our dental needs.
Adrian Hull
Adrian Hull
00:16 01 May 18
My husband and I recently found Lane Family Dental. We are both so pleased with their professionalism, modern equipment and outstanding care. The people at the front and Dr. Lane's dental assistant are bright, cheeful and professional as well. Living in Talkeetna we are so pleased they have two offices, one being in Willow which is quite convenient. Thank you Lane Family Dental for providing such great care to the Mat-Su Valley.
Kim Washington
Kim Washington
20:20 22 May 18
I have really truly tried to avoid all dentist's! But I love Lane Family Dentist!! Very Much Looking Forward to my next appointments!! Must Visit!! You Wont Be Disappointed 😊!! 5'Stars!!
Ronald Chester
Ronald Chester
00:22 23 May 18
Al though I went a long time without teeth I am glad to have them now Dr Lane is very good he is the best dentist I have ever been to he cares about my teeth he didn't hurt me like some have in the past I would like to thank him and his staff they ate all caring and professional people I highly recommend his dental services thanks
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LANE FAMILY DENTAL OF WASILLA

1301 PALMER-WASILLA HIGHWAY
WASILLA, AK 99654

Office Hours
  • Monday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday8:00am - 5:00pm
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
Call Us Today (907) 373-2200