Exhale Sinus picture

J-flap procedure

What Is a J-flap Procedure, and How Is It Used to Treat TMJ Disorder and Nasal Valve Collapse?

Are you suffering from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder or a nasal valve collapse? If so, J-flap may be what you need to get relief from the associated symptoms of both.
This type of surgery is often used to improve your ability to breathe properly and alleviate the pain or discomfort you may be experiencing from TMJ dysfunction, as well as nasal obstruction—alleviating symptoms such as migraines, while opening up your nasal passages for better sleep while helping you breathe better.
j-flap procedure, what is it used for

What Is a J-flap Procedure?

A J-flap procedure is an advanced treatment involving reconstruction of the nasal valve. In most cases, a surgeon will use this method to fix the areas needed so you can breathe with ease and allow the jaw to move easier and without as much pain.

Why Is J-flap a Good Option for People Suffering from TMJ Disorder?

TMJ Disorder can have a significant impact on an individual's life. From chronic pain to fatigue and headaches, the symptoms can be hard to relieve.

The procedure is minimally invasive and focuses on optimizing nasal airflow. The shorter recovery time and decreased post-operative discomfort make J-flap extremely popular among those exasperated with their symptoms. It can help reduce or even eliminate TMJ disorder-related pain and provide lasting results for TMJ sufferers.

symptoms of nasal valve collapse
Nasal valve collapse is a common, yet sometimes misdiagnosed, condition that affects the airflow of the nose caused by structural weakness or obstruction.
Symptoms may include:
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Persistent Congestion
  • Facial Muscle Pain
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Neck and Head Pain
  • Poor Posture
Typically, nasal valve collapse is treated by Nasal Valve Dilators or Cartilage Struts, which can be inserted into the nasal wall—but this doesn't always work.
This is where the J-flap procedure comes in. This minimally invasive rhinoplasty procedure repairs nasal valve collapse effectively by inverting or reversing the flap and stitching it into position, opening the nasal valve.

How Can the J-flap Procedure Treat Nasal Valve Collapse?

This offers a less painful solution to nasal airway obstruction that heals quickly with little downtime for the patient. With an estimated success rate of over 90%, this procedure is a great option for many nasal valve collapse sufferers to get their quality of life back quickly.

How Do You Get the Best Results from the
J-flap Procedure?

To get the best results from your J-flap procedure for TMJ treatment or nasal valve collapse, it is important to find a specialist who can address your specific issues. Finding the best doctor is paramount, which is why Exhale Sinus, TMJ, Headache & Sleep has a team of J-flap procedure specialists.
We have experience treating TMJ and nasal valve collapse and can develop a tailored treatment plan that addresses your individual needs. With reliable pain management and guidance throughout the process, patients have made profound progress on their healing journey with Exhale Sinus, TMJ, Headache & Sleep.

Your In-house J-flap Treatment Center

J-flap surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that can be used to treat nasal valve collapse, TMJ disorder, and other ENT disorders. This type of treatment is effective because it can improve the function of the affected area and provide relief from pain quickly and with less discomfort.
If you are suffering from any of these conditions, contact Exhale Sinus, TMJ, Headache & Sleep today and see if J-flap treatment is right for you. Our team of experienced TMJ specialists can answer all your questions and help provide the best treatment options available. Contact us today to get started on your healing journey today.
how to breathe better when you're suffering from sinus distress


Exhale Sinus picture


Miserable, because you can’t breathe through your nose?

Stop Suffering and Breathe Better Today!

You probably have experienced frustration and confusion regarding the carousel of prescription medications or over the counter (OTC) medications; they help but do not fix your problem.
  • Looking for more permanent relief without surgery? You have come to the right practice! Most of our patients are just like you and we have helped them. We would like to help you too!
how to breathe better when you're suffering from sinus distress