TMJ Care and Service | Migraine Treatments | Wabash, IN
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TMJ may be to blame!

Effectively dealing with TMJ

A common and painful jaw condition, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) is often caused by clenching your teeth while you sleep. With results apparent almost overnight, Lisa M Strieter DDS

can help you deal with TMJ by reducing the impact of the bite.

 

With a custom-fit mouthpiece to help control jaw movement while you sleep, treatment for TMJ is available at our offices. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will walk you through the treatment

and help set expectations during your FREE TMJ consultation.

TMJ and migraines

The intensive muscle contractions that typically signify TMJ can also contribute to regular and powerful migraines. By treating TMJ, Dr. Strieter may be able to reduce the frequency and intensity of TMJ-related migraines.

 

Pain in your jaw joint is usually caused by damage to the Temporomandibular Joint.  The root causes area stress, trauma, or other injury.    

 

If you experience of the following symptoms or signs, you may be suffering from TMJ issues:

  • Clicking, popping, locking and/or soreness just in front of the ear

  • Sore jaw muscles

  • Headaches – back of head, top of head, temples, behind the eyes

  • Bite related problems

  • Cervical neck issues

  • Ringing in the ears

  • Bruxism (teeth clenching and grinding)

  • Sinus-like concerns

 

TMJ treatment

  • FREE TMJ consultation

  • Mouthpiece fitting

  • Follow-up appointments

Set up your FREE consultation today

Whether you hear a clicking in your jaw, the muscles around your jaw always feel like they are on the verge of cramping, or you suffer from regular migraines, our dentist and staff may be able to help. Contact us today and do something about TMJ!

FREE consultations on TMJ services:

260-563-7322

Jaw pains? Regular migraines?

Treatment:

Dr. Strieter will use a variety of ways to treat your TMJ in order to decrease pain.  Anti-inflammatories and sometimes physical therapy can help alleviate pain.  Treatment can also include splints to decrease the muscle hyperactivity and this may be followed by bite adjustments orthodontics or restorative dentistry as needed.

 

If you ignore TMJ symptoms then chronic pain and discomfort can become a reality over time and decreased jaw mobility and inability to function normally will be impacted.

 

The goal of any type of treatment is to decrease pain and increase quality of life in patients.  If you are interested in treating your TMJ issue please contact the office.