TMJ Disorder In Teens – What’s the best approach for jaw pain treatment?

Dr. Mike DeldarTMJ, TMJ Migraines, TMJ/TMDLeave a Comment

jaw treatment for teens with tmj disorder

While dealing with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is difficult for adults, it can be especially arduous for kids and teenagers. Sure, minor jaw pains are temporary and can be combated with general painkillers. Conversely, the intense, excruciating pains that are associated with TMJ are not so easily countered. They can be disruptive to your everyday life and can even cause anxiety. As such, finding the most effective jaw pain treatment is the best approach. Dealing with Jaw Pain or TMJ Disorder Medically, this issue is related to the temporomandibular joint which links your skull and jaw. People experience TMJ problems when … Read More

[VIDEO] How to Cope With TMJ-induced Anxiety

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Health-related issues are known to cause stress and anxiety, and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder is no different. Any illness, which causes prolonged periods of acute pain can push anyone beyond his or her limits. That is why it is important to seek help before additional complications arise like TMJD and anxiety. What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD)? TMJD, as it is commonly called, occurs when a patient has chronic pain in the joint that is located towards the back of the skull and jaw. People who grapple with this illness sometimes develop anxiety. Dealing with TMJD and Anxiety No one likes to … Read More

Botox for Migraines – Why It’s Not the Answer for Treating TMJ Migraines

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Botox for migraines and headacehes

Botox has been around a while as a cure for wrinkles. If you watch television, though, you might have noticed Botox advertisements that have nothing to do with wrinkles. These commercials tout the use of Botox for migraines. However, if you experience TMJ migraines, you might find that your physiological/neuromuscular TMJ dentist doesn’t recommend the use of Botox. Why is this, and is there a better alternative for these types of migraines? Why Do Doctors Recommend Botox for Migraines? While using Botox to treat wrinkles, doctors noticed that people with migraines started to experience some relief. The reason for this … Read More

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

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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

Insomnia Due to Jaw Pain? How a Misaligned Jaw Can Affect Our Sleep

Dr. Mike DeldarInsomnia, Jaw Pain, Sleep apnea, TMJLeave a Comment

It seems like more people than ever are struggling with getting enough sleep each night. Most doctors look at chemical imbalances and stress as possible causes. But there’s something they often overlook: Jaw pain. A serious condition, known as TMJ disorder, can lead to severe jaw pain, dental breakdown, and sleep disturbances. What causes this disorder? Many might not know this, but this can be caused by jaw misalignment. A Misaligned Jaw – Why This is a Red Flag at Our Noblesville Sleep Dental Office When a patient comes into my TMJ dentist practice, I always check for misalignment. When … Read More