Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, often times called TMJ or TMD, disguises itself to the common professional in the form of Headaches, Migraines, Shoulder and Neck pain, as well as pain while chewing.
If you or someone you know suffers from any of these symptoms, this office is the answer. By utilizing Splints similar to the one below, we can reposition your joint thus alleviating the compression of nerves and blood vessels.
In many cases, bite splints are used in conjunction with BOTOX therapy to relax the muscles in the face and jaws
In the photo below, a bite splint repositions the jaw to relieve overworked muscles in the mandible and chin.
Before & After
When the jaw joint is too far back it presses up against nerves and blood vessels not allowing proper blood supply.