Can a Neuromuscular Dentist help me with TMJ pain symptoms?
Temporomandibular disorder or TMD can disguise as many painful signs and symptoms, including pain around the temporomandibular joints. Head and neck pain, jaw pain (clicking, popping, grinding), locking jaw or lockjaw, migraines and pressure headaches, sensitive teeth, ear pain which includes vertigo (dizziness) and ringing in the ears are just a few of the many TMD symptoms that Dr. Wallace successfully treats without surgery.
As a physiologic dentist in Beaufort, South Carolina, Dr. Wallace can help you understand TMD pain and the mouth and body connection. You may have some combination of these signs and symptoms and maybe haven’t found any relief at your doctor’s office. If this sounds similar, you may be suffering from TMD or temporomandibular disorder. A highly-trained TMD physiologic dentist like Dr. Wallace can evaluate your symptoms with a thorough examination. She will be able to tell you if you suffer from TMD and what she can do to relieve or eliminate your pain through physiologic dental treatment.
What causes TMJ pain?
TMD is a chronic degenerative disease that often takes years to develop. At the current time millions of Americans suffer from this debilitating condition, and many don’t even realize it. Dr. Wallace is a specialist that has advanced training and knowledge as a physiologic dentist. She can help you determine the best options for TMD treatment and best options for your overall health.
TMJ Signs and Symptoms
- Headaches or migraines
- TMJ pain
- TMJ popping or clicking
- Broken, worn or chipped teeth
- Limited mouth opening or jaw locking
- Ear congestion
- Ringing or pain in the ears
- Difficulty swallowing
- Loose Teeth
- Clenching or grinding
- Facial, Neck, Shoulder or Back Pain
- Sensitive teeth
- Chewing difficulties
- Postural problems, vertigo, dizziness
- Tingling of the fingertips
- Hot & cold sensitivity of teeth
- Nervousness or insomnia