Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ/TMD) is a common condition that can cause migraine-like headaches, facial pain, and other painful symptoms, yet it often goes undiagnosed and untreated by physicians who lack training and experience in the field of neuromuscular dentistry.
TMJ Treatment in Grand Rapids
Research in the area of TMJ treatment is making progress on a daily basis. Today’s effective treatments are the fruit of neuromuscular dentists all over the country combining creativity and science to find better solutions.
After you undergo your complete TMJ diagnosis, Dr. Mulder and his team will present solutions designed to first relieve you from pain and then move the misaligned jaw into a new and more comfortable resting position. Dr. Mulder has an extraordinary track record of success with his TMJ treatment method.
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Neuromuscular dentistry is an area of dentistry that focuses on the teeth, the nerves, muscles, and joints related to the jaw. If you’ve been having neck pain and headaches, perhaps you’ve attributed them to stress from work, or to family or financial pressures. However, recurring neck pain, headaches, jaw tension, and mouth soreness may be symptoms of a serious disorder called TMJ, or Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome.
Check out some of our testimonials from our TMJ patients at A Life of Smiles.