[VIDEO] LVI Trained Dental Professional: What You Can Expect from a TMJ Dentist

Dr. Mike DeldarTMJ, TMJ DentistLeave a Comment

TMJ treatment with an LVI dentist in Indianapolis

Do you suffer from painful temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ disorder, or TMD)? Symptoms like chronic migraines, headaches, jaw pain, facial pain, neck pain, and teeth grinding can originate from TMD. If so, one of the best things you can do to finally find relief is to see a TMJ dentist, particularly an LVI-trained dentist. What can this type of dentist offer that others can’t? Read on to find out why you should see an LVI dentist and what kind of TMJ treatments they can present. What Is an LVI Dentist? What Kind of Training Do They Receive? Not every dentist … Read More

What exactly is a Neuromuscular Dentist?

Dr. Mike DeldarJaw Pain, TMJ, TMJ Dentist

Image of a neuromuscular dentist working, Noblesville dentist.

A neuromuscular dentist is a pioneer in the dental field. Like Jonas Salk, who developed the first effective, safe vaccine for polio, neuromuscular dentists correct the misalignment of their patients’ jaws at the temporomandibular joint. They produce a balanced bite that relieves TMJ symptoms. The procedures are so comparatively new. To understand the effectiveness of neuromuscular dentistry, just ask one of the patients who received the treatment. They will tell you that they have had life-altering improvements. History of a neuromuscular dentist Prior to the 1980s there was no formal diagnosis for temporomandibular disorder (TMJ disorder or TMD). Many doctors felt that the patients’ jaw pain … Read More

TMD – Should I see a doctor or a dentist?

Dr. Mike DeldarTMJ Dentist, TMJ Migraines, TMJ symptoms, TMJ/TMD

Image of dental professionals looking at digital dental x-rays. Should I see a dentist or a doctor for my TMD? Dr Deldar is a Noblesville dentist who specialize in TMJ pain, TMJ migraine, and many more neuromuscular problems.

Treating temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) is a part of dentistry. Graduates from dental schools can opt, and many do, to continue their education and take courses in TMD examination practices, diagnosis, and treatment. General practitioners rarely venture down this path. So, dentists are the right medical professionals to see for your TMD treatment. How Do Dentists Treat TMD or TMJ Disorder? Usually, dentists start out with non-invasive, reversible methods “because more studies are needed on the safety and effectiveness of most treatments for jaw joint and muscle disorders,” according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. More aggressive … Read More