If problems with your jaw joints have begun to negatively affect your life, then it may be time to consult a professional for help. Dr. Mabe has the training and experience to treat the TMJ disorders that are causing you pain or impairing your jaw’s ability to function in a healthy manner. Commonly known as Temporomandibular Disorder, the form and severity of this condition can vary widely amongst our patients. The problem can range from a mildly aching feeling in the mornings to chronic migraines and debilitating pain. Functionally, you may be experiencing mild stiffness in the jaw or extreme difficulty in moving the jaw at all.
Proper Treatment Begins at the Source
To move closer to relief, we must first work to identify the most ideal neuromuscular position for your jaw. With proper positioning, we can prevent the muscular imbalances that often contribute to the instability of the teeth, deterioration of the bone and joints, and declining body posture. By first assessing your occlusion (your bite position), your jaw muscles, and the hard and soft tissues involved in the temporomandibular joints, Dr. Mabe can restore the function and form of your entire mouth. Correcting your TMJ dysfunction begins by returning the joint, nerves, and muscles to a healthier relationship.