Holistic TMJ Solutions in Tustin

The Alternative You’ve Been Seeking

Have you been living with a condition like TMJ because you just didn’t like the standard treatment – or found it uncomfortable or not especially effective?

Or maybe you’ve been newly diagnosed and are exploring options beyond a night guard, hot/cold packs, and pain pills for TMJ disorders (TMD).

Here at the Laguna Hills Center for Sleep Apnea & CPAP Intolerance, we take a holistic and personalized approach to treating OSA. Instead of managing symptoms, we strive to address root causes to bring long-term relief – and to do so in gentle, minimally invasive, and cost-effective ways.

Frankly, we think it’s a better way to support our patients’ oral AND whole body health and well-being.

Real TMJ Pain Relief the Drug-Free, Surgery-Free Way

While you often hear people refer to jaw joint pain as “TMJ,” the term is actually shorthand for the joints themselves – the temporomandibular joints. Like any joints, they can become damaged over time, whether from injury or just the repeated long-term stress of a clenching or grinding habit (bruxism).

Such TMJ disorders – TMDs for short – can become extraordinarily painful, to the point of limiting daily activities. Chronic headaches, along with jaw, face, neck, and shoulder pain, are common.

While surgery may be called for in some severe cases, most of the time, some form of splint therapy is used to either realign or stabilize the bite, relieving the TM joints. But at the Laguna Hills Center, we don’t stop with just that.

Wanting more satisfying solutions for her patients, Dr. Ann Abdulla has devoted herself to deepening her TMJ knowledge, becoming expertly trained in a wide range of proven methods for treating TMDs comprehensively and holistically. Her customized treatment plans often bring together multiple therapies, including

  • Physical therapy-type exercises to relax face and jaw muscles.
  • Meditation to reduce stress and manage stressors.
  • Ultrasound therapy to deliver pain relief to neck and face muscles.
  • Custom, lightweight, and flexible splints to realign the jaw during sleep.
  • Myofascial trigger point release therapy, which applies external pressure to specific points around the face and neck, releasing stored tension.

Many patients notice improvement after the first visit and each subsequent visit. Most typically report that they are pain-free within 6 to 8 weeks.

That sounds better than a lifetime of night guards and pain pills or intrusive surgery, wouldn’t you say?

Take the First Step Toward Better Health: Schedule Your First Consultation

Whether you’ve already been diagnosed with a TMD, or suspect you have the condition, the first step towards change for the better is arranging a visit with Dr. Abdulla to explore your specific health needs and possible custom solutions.

Contact us now to schedule your first visit at our Laguna Hills office.

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Tustin is a city located in Orange County, California, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. In 2020, Tustin had a population of 80,276. The city is located next to the county seat, Santa Ana, and does not include the unincorporated community of North Tustin.

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from Tustin, California, USA
to Laguna Hills Center for Sleep Apnea & CPAP Intolerance, 24953 Paseo De Valencia #26b, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, United States

16 min (12.8 miles)
via I-5 S
Best route now due to traffic conditions
Tustin
California, USA

Get on I-5 S
5 min (1.1 mi)

Head south on El Camino Real
Pass by Starbucks (on the right in 0.8 mi)
0.8 mi

Turn right onto Red Hill Ave

489 ft

Turn left to merge with I-5 S toward San Diego

0.2 mi

Follow I-5 S to Paseo De Valencia in Laguna Hills. Take exit 91 from I-5 S
10 min (10.1 mi)

Merge with I-5 S

7.4 mi

Use any lane to turn sharply right to stay on I-5 S

2.5 mi

Take exit 91 toward El Toro Rd

0.2 mi

Follow Paseo De Valencia to your destination
5 min (1.6 mi)

Continue onto Paseo De Valencia

1.5 mi

Turn left onto Beckenham St

423 ft

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197 ft
Laguna Hills Center for Sleep Apnea & CPAP Intolerance
24953 Paseo De Valencia #26b, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, United States

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Dr. Abdullah has cared for my teeth for years. She is a highly skilled dentist, gentle and soft spoken. She and her staff ensure that any procedures are comfortable and pain free. She has made a bite guard to treat my teeth grinding, and customized it even further to make my dental care the best possible . . .

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