TMJ Therapy

We Have Comprehensive & Progressive TMJ Treatment Solutions to Treat Your Migraines, Jaw Pain, and Other TMJ Related Symptoms. 

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What is TMJ?

An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from TMJ disorder, which is caused by bite misalignment that originates at the TMJ (temporomandibular joint). This is the joint that connects your top and bottom jawbone. People who suffer from TMJ experience aggravating symptoms, often without realizing their dentist could provide relief. Common TMJ symptoms include:

  • Chronic headaches
  • Migraines
  • Popping, clicking, pain, or sensitivity in the jaw
  • Tooth pain or sensitivity
  • Tinnitus (ringing) in the ears
  • Chronic pain in the neck or shoulders

Treating TMJ

Typically, TMJ headache therapy treatment follows these three steps:

  1. Relieving Muscle Spasms and Pain. Our immediate concern is to provide relief of your symptoms. We use a technology called ULF-TENS to help with pain relief by stimulating the body's production of endorphins, which is a natural anesthetic.
  2. Stabilizing the Bite. A temporary device known as an orthotic is often worn over the teeth. This device, which is made of acrylic, allows your dentist to make easy adjustments to align and stabilize your bite without directly adjusting the teeth. Once TMJ symptoms have dissipated and the bite has been stabilized, we will move on to the next step and permanently adjust your bite to the correct position.
  3. Long-Term Management. There are a variety of ways to correct your bite in a more permanent way. Once we’ve relieved your initial pain and stabilized your bite, we’re likely to take one of the following paths: Coronoplasty, Removable Overlay Partial Dentures, Reconstruction or Orthodontics.
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Schedule a Consultation at our Madison West Location

If you are interested in learning more, you can call us schedule a TMJ consultation, where you can meet the dentist, learn more about the process, and discuss the treatment you may need. There's no better time to see if TMJ therapy is the right choice for you. Learn more about our Madison West location or call us at 608.833.1100 to schedule your consultation now.

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