Is your jaw sore sometimes or do you have head pain or headaches?
Are you aware of clinching or grinding your teeth?
Do you snore at nighttime?
Are headaches and neckaches a part of your day?
Does your jaw joint pop or make noise?
Do you feel as if you have an earache?
The temporomandibular joint
These are some of the common symptoms that are associated with temporomandibular disorders (TMJ or TMD) . This along with sleep apnea often cause health and physical problems for patients. TMJ pain and problems vary widely and sometimes even lead to a blocked airway due the incorrect positioning of the jaw and tongue.
Treatment for TMJ pain and for sleep apnea vary depending on the diagnosis and true problem of the patient. Our office has special interests in TMJ Therapy and related Sleep Apnea Issues and we have developed protocols for diagnosis and treatment of these problems. Our office uses advanced technology and diagnostics to correctly diagnose and help provide non-surgical treatment options for patients.
If you have any questions about Houston TMJ treatment, Houston Neuromuscular Dentistry, or Houston Dental Sleep Appliances, please do not hesitate to contact our office, Ronald W. Konig DDS, FAGD, LVIF 713-668-2289