When you come to Niagara Falls Dental Clinic for your sleep disorder or your TMJ, you'll get access to a warm, caring group of professionals who want to help you overcome your condition, including our TMJ therapy. As a valued Niagara Falls patient, you'll receive our full attention during every appointment. After all, you deserve nothing less. For more information or to schedule an initial consultation, call us today.
TMJ (TMD) Therapy
Do you feel pain when trying to open your mouth? Does it hurt to move your mouth from side to side? You could be suffering from the common problem of tempromandibular joint pain (TMJ) or tempromandibular dysfunction (TMD). Other symptoms include:
Pain in the neck and/or shoulder
Ringing in the ears
Hearing loss or ear pain
Grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw while sleeping
Constantly feeling fatigued
Hearing a popping or grating sound, or any other noise in your jaw joints
Suffering from chronic headaches in your temples or above your eyes
Treatment of these TMJ problems can be complicated due to often being multi-factorial. Successful treatments begin with proper diagnosis, so we will do a thorough evaluation of your problem to determine the best way that we can help and the appropriate therapy. This may involve other professionals, including:
Are you suffering from a sleep disorder? Believe it or not, our dentist may be able to help. Our dedicated dental professionals are committed to treating sleep disorders whether you're plagued with sleep apnea or snoring. Our team has the tools to evaluate your condition and recommend solutions along with sleep specialists.
To book a consultation, please contact our team today.
According to some studies, 24% of men and 18% of women suffer from snoring. Also, 60% of men and 40% of women over the age of 60 snore (female snoring increases after menopause). Some Stanford University sleep researchers found that 75-80% of the patients they see are diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. A CAA official stated that as many as 50,000 auto accidents happen in Canada as a result of sleepy drivers; many of which suffer from obstructive sleep apnea.
Why Sleep Is So Important to Your Everyday Life
A good night's sleep is incredibly important for your health, and it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Poor sleep can make you fat and also put you at greater risk of heart disease and stroke, as well as depression. On the other hand, good sleepers tend to eat fewer calories, can have enhanced concentration and productivity.