TMJ (Neuromuscular Dentistry) by Dr. Joaquin Siles
A misaligned bite can be caused by varying factors which such as teeth clenching or grinding, tooth loss, and more. Symptoms of TMJ disorder can include jaw pain while chewing or yawning, soreness in front of the ear, a clicking noise when opening and closing the jaw, a stiff jaw when eating or speaking, locking of the jaw, and more. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Joaquin Siles can help relax and restore balance to the facial muscles and determine a proper resting position for the jaw using a variety of TMJ therapies. The area of clinical work that treats TMJ (Temporo Mandibular Joint) is called Neuromuscular Dentistry. Dr. Siles offers many non-invasive procedures to initially treat TMJ. These include mouth guards that are worn at night and can help reposition the jaw by relaxing the facial muscles; or Transcutaneous Electrical Neural Stimulation (TENS), which is a computerized technology that is used to eliminate pain and discomfort caused by TMJ disorder. Dr. Siles also utilizes state-of-the-art Computerized Jaw Tracking technology that records jaw joint sounds and allows Dr. Siles to keep track of the data and effectively diagnose and treat severe and complicated cases. These therapies can successfully relieve symptoms of TMJ disorder and eliminate pain and discomfort in your head, neck, and shoulders. By restoring facial harmony and balance, Dr. Siles can significantly increase your overall health and well-being, and quality of life. If you think you may have symptoms of TMJ disorder or would like to seek out treatment, call to book a consultation with Dr. Siles today and discover how he can help you.