If you have trouble fully opening your mouth or experience chronic headaches, including debilitating migraines, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder may be to blame. This common condition affects 10 million American at any given time, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Dr. White has extensive experience diagnosing and treating TMJ disorder. He offers non-surgical therapies, including the revolutionary NTI-tss oral appliance, that ease stressed jaw joints and muscles to restore harmony.
The condition occurs when the two small joints in front of your ears are aggravated by stress, a misaligned bite, trauma, or other factors. Your jaw joints malfunction and cause discomfort. Your entire chewing system is affected.
Each individual case is unique, but many patients report the following symptoms:
He’ll perform a comprehensive examination of your teeth and jaw to isolate the source of your headaches and other TMJ-related symptoms. Dr. White may recommend building up the surface of your back teeth to correct your bite, or oral appliance therapy using NTI-tss, which stands for Nociceptive Trigeminal Inhibition tension suppression system. The custom-fitted NTI-tss appliance eases overstimulated muscles and nerves to restore comfortable function. Your needs are unique, and we’ll prescribe treatments that are in your best interest and that provide lasting comfort and wellness.
Contact us today to schedule your appointment or consultation with Broomall dentist Dr. Sander I. White, your partner in the quest for a beautiful, healthy smile. We deliver exemplary service and distinctive dental care to residents of Broomall, Philadelphia, Delaware County, and surrounding areas.