Advanced Procedures to Relieve Symptoms of TMJ Disorder
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) when an unbalanced relationship exists between the teeth and jaw joints the muscles must strain so the teeth fit together. This can lead to varying degrees of symptoms such as cervical neck pain, headaches, facial discomfort, clicking of joints, limited opening, or closing. Using advanced techniques in neuromuscular training such as K7 and TENS we can help find an optimized position to help alleviate these symptoms.
Our office realized over time that many of our patients were exhibiting patterns of similar symptoms such as:
Orthotics are removable appliances worn after a TMD work-up and an optimized bite is found. They help to alleviate symptoms associated with TMD.