Everytime I have the opportunity to help patients with TMJ pain or sleep problems I am grateful to have the knowledge to help these patients. There are so many kids and adults who do not function well due to not being able to breath at night. I am encouraging you to take 2 minutes and watch Connor Deagans video that shares how important airway and breathing is to our well-being and life.
Houston Cosmetic Dentist Serving Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Pearland, & Nearby Areas of Texas
When it comes to treating TMJ, it is essential that you work with someone who is both trained and experienced in the field of neuromuscular dentistry.
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Oral splints look similar to sports mouth guards and are often used in the preliminary stages of TMJ treatment. When used in this manner, a TMJ splint may be useful in helping to determine your correct bite alignment. Initial-stage TMJ treatment with an oral splint may take three months or more depending on the extent and cause of your condition.
If you have long suffered from the pain and limitations of TMD, surgery may start to sound like an appealing option. Before you commit to a surgical treatment, however, talk to Houston TMJ dentist Dr. Ronald Konig to learn about safe and effective treatment options that may help you avoid surgical intervention.
Many patients who have TMJ pain do not have to go through braces or surgery to correct their overbites or underbites. The first step in these cases is to treat the TMJ pain and bad bite. During this phase, the correct physiologic jaw position is determined comprehensively with the use of CBCT scans of the neck and jaw joint, biomedical instrumentation, comprehensive examination and a “test drive bite” in the corrected jaw position.