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TMJ Therapy & Headache Relief

Overview

People who suffer from chronic headaches, earaches, or jaw pain may have temporomandibular joint dysfunction, called TMJ disorder or TMD. For conservative, effective treatment, the dentist can create a custom oral appliance to correct jaw alignment and relieve nagging symptoms.


Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

  • Headaches or migraines
  • Chronic earaches
  • Popping, clicking jaw joints
  • Jaw, face, head, neck pain
  • Low back pain
  • Tingling fingers
  • Inability to fully open/close the mouth
  • Teeth grinding (bruxism)
  • Tooth wear

Logistics

TMD is misalignment of the sensitive jaw joints, or the temporomandibular joints. This can cause muscles to become stressed, which irritates nerves and leads to symptoms that range from mild to severe. Some cases of TMD can be corrected with a custom-fabricated dental appliance that repositions the bite and realigns jaw joints. If you suffer from TMD symptoms, consult with your dentist to determine whether a conservative oral appliance will relieve your pain.

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