Bruxism & TMJ Treatment
Many Americans suffer from a TMJ disorder and the chronic headaches and facial pain that go with it. The destructive clenching or grinding of the teeth known by experts as bruxism can cause these issues. Yet, because bruxism generally occurs during sleep, many sufferers are unaware of a problem.
Signs of clenching or grinding:
- Sore or tired muscles in the jaw or face
- Chronic headaches
- Broken teeth and worn down tooth enamel
- Periodontal (gum) disease
- Clicking or popping in the jaw joint
- Painful chewing or yawning
Dr. Tomasik treats many patients suffering with the chronic discomfort of TMJ and bruxism with a custom-fitted oral appliance, which the FDA approved for the treatment of TMJ related headaches.This FDA-approved treatment solution for TMJ and bruxism related headaches has helped our patients: Eliminate the need for pain-killing medication, Get better sleep, Relax their jaw muscles, Eliminate chronic headaches and jaw pain, Experience Increased comfort while chewing. If you have experienced any of the typical symptoms of bruxism or TMJ, call us today!