TMJ Specialist in El Paso, TX
Do you want to get a relief from your TMJ pain? TMJ pain can bring a lot of distress in life. Consider Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders as we have TMJ Specialists who help patients with TMJ pain. Visit us at 6901 Helen of Troy, Ste D-2 El Paso, TX 79911. For more information, please call us or schedule an appointment online.
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Have you been experiencing frequent headaches, jaw pain, or a clicking in your jaw? If so, it could be due to a TMJ disorder, so consider speaking with a professional about it. You can come see one of our professionals here at Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders. In a simple consultation, you’ll be able to explain your symptoms and receive an explanation for them, and you’ll also be able to discuss treatment options. Read on to learn more about what a TMJ professional can do for you.
The first thing a professional will do is examine your symptoms. If they include anything like regular headaches, jaw pain, jaw clicking, facial pain, pain in the ears, ringing in the ears, ear congestion, or difficulty swallowing, then the professional can likely help.
The second step is for the professional to try to explain your symptoms. A trauma like a blow to the jaw or cheek, whiplash, tooth loss, or jaw joint dislocation may explain your issue. Another possible explanation is a bad habit like teeth grinding or nail biting. Jaw joint arthritis may be an issue. The professional can test for certain issues too, and 3-dimensional imaging may help with this.
Once you and the professional understand what could be causing your symptoms, you can address both the symptoms and the cause. Digital modelling of your oral anatomy and electrical stimulation can help, and so can TMJ exercises and stretches. However, the most effective treatment for TMJ disorder is oral appliance therapy.
It’s true that oral appliance therapy is especially effective in treating TMJ issues and TMJ disorder. In fact, it’s proven to work and recommended by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as well as our professionals here at Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders. In many cases of TMJ disorder, oral appliance therapy reduces symptoms by 90%!
A TMJ professional will custom-make an oral appliance to suit a patient’s oral anatomy. The insert is very comfortable to wear, especially since it helps the TMJ rest in its natural position, and the insert alone can provide relief from symptoms. The first step toward treatment is having a simple consultation with a professional at a clinic like Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders.
For 30 years, Dr. Rod Willey, the founder of our clinic, provided general dentistry. He received advanced training in neuromuscular dentistry, orthodontics, and oral appliance therapy. Today his goal with Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders is to help people like you with your oral health and jaw pain, and even your sleep. These things can be interrelated, and oral appliance therapy can be the perfect solution. We’d love to tell you more during a simple consultation with us at our clinic.
Yes, we do! Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders actually has many locations, and yes, a location in El Paso, TX. This clinic is over at 6901 Helen of Troy, Ste D-2 El Paso, TX 79911, and we can be reached at (877) 745-9399. Call us today if you believe as we do that we can help you with your jaw pain. We’ll tell you everything we can about your particular case, and tell you everything else you’d like to know about our staff, our clinic, and our treatments. Alternatively, you can book your consultation with us online.
We hope to hear from you soon at Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders!