What can I do for tmj?

Orthodontist. First step is to see a dr who can fit a device to try and align the jaws.
Get a diagnosis. If you indeed do have TMJ/TMD dysfunction, you need to find a dentist that has had advanced training in this area. A common mistake is to treat the symptoms and not the source of the problem. That requires a very specific exam and diagnosis. Good luck.
Depends. There are many treatments for tmj. The key is getting a diagnosis. Tmj is a group of disorders related to the jaw joint. Depending upon what the problem is will determine the appropriate treatment. Finding a doctor to diagnose the problem will help avoid ineffective treatment.
Several things. First make sure that TMJ is what your have! Reduce/avoid chewing hard/chewy foods, caffeine, clenching teeth. Treat grinding/clenching teeth (wear nightguard--available otc), use some Motrin etc...Hand-to-chin push stretching exercises etc. Don't sleep on your sides or belly...If these don't help, consult your doc...Or dentist. Good luck.
Some things to try. Depends on symptoms, and cause of symptoms. 3 signs of TMJ dysfunction: joint noises, joint pain & limited oral opening. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments.
Depends. Need to be evaluated to make sure that you truly have tmj/tmd or some other ailment, etc. That can mimic TMJ symptoms.
Good general dentist. It may be the occlusion, an alignment problem. (idiopathic?) it could be a prosthetic problem. It could be a bruxing problem: stress, alignment etc the list could go on quite a bit. Don't forget the gp who hopefully sees this patient on a regular basis. And should have a good med hx.

Related Questions

What can I do for TMJ pain during the day around my ears?

TMJ. If you're sure this is tmj, you can use tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen or naproxen. Naproxen and Ibuprofen can cause increased risk for heart disease. Gastritis kidney disease and bleeding ulcers. So not recommended long term.
See a dentist. You can take some nsaids, massage the area, apply cold pack or heat pack. You should see a dentist for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
TMJ DISORDERS. Tmj disorders includes varieties of symptoms. Pain around the ears one of those symptoms. It could be caused due to macro or micro trauma. Grinding teeth while a sleep or bruxism could cause the pain you are describing. You should be examined and evaluated by a trained dentist in the field of TMJ disorders and orofacial pain management. A night guard could help you out.
TMJ pain. Take some advil, (ibuprofen) motrin, or aleve; moist warm compress to outside of face just in front of ears; soft diet; no gum chewing; this is short term palliative treatment. See a local dentist with experience and knowledge treating patients with tmd\tmj pain. He\she will help with both short term relief and evaluation for long term prevention.
A few things. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments.

What can I do about tmj?

Don't know. You have not stated what your problems are. I would seek care from a dentist to determine what the best course of actions for the issues your are having.
Not sure. Please provide more information. Not sure what the issue you are having is.
Conservative. In most cases rest, ice/heat, antiinflammatory medications, physical therapy and daytime behavioral therapy are quite effective. In some cases, the use of an oral splint is beneficial.
A few thoughts. Depends on symptoms, and cause of symptoms. 3 signs of TMJ dysfunction: joint noises, joint pain & limited oral opening. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments.
See OFP specialist. Orofacial Pain provides diagnosis and management of pain in the face, TMJ disorders, locking jaw as well as, associated headaches and neck pain. They are the experts in this field. Good luck.

Please tell me what can I do about TMJ related dizziness?

Get it treated!!!! You cannot fix this yourself! Get evaluated by a tmj-experienced dentist for diagnosis and treatment.
TMJ/TMD Specialist. I would see a tmj/tmd specialist. If ear problems are present, you might first want to consider getting to an ENT dr. To rule our specific ear related causes.
Treat TMJ. Treat TMJ and related symptoms may improve. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments.

What can I do to cure minor tmj?

Night Guard. You can see your dentist and have a professionally fitting night guard fabricated. It should help with your symptoms.
See below. Let your lower jaw be at rest and not touch the upper teeth. Also, opening wide to yawn or bite something can aggravate a temporomandibular joint. Aspirin can reduce inflammation in the tmj. An oral splint can help to reduce symptoms.
No real cure. Tmj/tmd normally depending on its severity and symptoms, may never really be "cured, " just maintained. If a disk is dislocated or displaced, it may "recapture" on its own, but there can be cycles of good days and bad days. If your problem is an acute one (like a recent injury or minor bite problem, the chances of re-occurrence with proper treatment may be slight compared to a persistent prob.
A few things. Depends on symptoms, and cause of symptoms. 3 signs of TMJ dysfunction: joint noises, joint pain & limited oral opening. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments.

What can I do to relieve my TMJ syndrome?

See a dentist. Who is trained by a pankey or dawson or several other fine post graduate bite splint programs for tmj. Good luck.
See your dentist. Start with seeing your dentist. The history and exam are imperative to help determine if you indeed haver tmj/tmd. Then they can hopefully take care of your problem or refer to someone who can.
Consult a specialist. Symptoms of tmj/tmd are best addressed by a practitioner who specializes in the treatment of these disorders. These symptoms can mimic other medical problems, so a doctor who dedicates himself to the treatment of patients with your problem has the experience to properly diagnose your condition. Moreover, he/she will likely have several treatment modalities at his/her disposal to treat you.
Many possibilities. Though technically not a specialty, seek advice from a practitioner who likes to treat these disorders. Complete solutions could include, though not limited to, a combination of: bite balancing, bite guards, orthodontics, restorative dentistry, surgery, pt, chiro, massage, medications, and behavior modification/stress reduction... It all depends on where the level of breakdown actually is...
TMJ dysfunction. The muscles and ligaments that cause your jaw to move are not working smoothly. If you chew gum stop. Eat softer foods next 2-3 weeks. Apply moist heat to the joint area. Stress plays a big role in triggering TMJ problems. Find activities to help reduce your stress level. A splint may help as well. See a TMJ specialist for more detailed help.
Concur. In addition to dr schneider's excellent answer, bear in mind that malocclusion is causative of or contributes to the great majority of temporo-mandibular joint dysfunction and/or myo-facil pain dysfunction syndrome problems. Consultation with a qualified orthodontic specialist is in order.
A few things. Depends on symptoms, and cause of symptoms. 3 signs of TMJ dysfunction: joint noises, joint pain & limited oral opening. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments.
Diagnosis is the key. Without accurate diagnosis finding out the true source of TMJ pain and symptoms, no successful treatment is expected. In some cases, the symptoms of TMJ disorders may go away without treatment. See Orofacial Pain specialist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment if needed.

What else can I do with my TMJ? I have a splint and had physical therapy, but is there anything I can do that can take away the pain fully?

Yes. Splint and physical therapy are part of the treatment not all the treatment. You should have a full and detailed examination for full assessment if the situation. Apparently you are having an acute closed lock. A well trained dentist in that field could unlock it for you. Have they ever tried to inject the TMJ with %1 Carbocaine. No Epinephrine. And manually unlock it for you.
TMJ expert. Quality of TMJ care related to expertise of TMJ doc. See an expert. If you are seeing an expert, get another openion. Occasionally surgery is needed.
OFP specialist ASAP. The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of pain in the head, face and TMJ. They are the experts in TMJ and chronic pain field. If left untreated, TMJ disorders can lead to serious health issues.