DYK? Chronic Headaches Associated With Bite Alignment

Did you know that your headaches may be caused by the alignment of your bite? In this DYK with Dr. Brenda Paulen, she discusses how the health and alignment of your teeth and jaw could be triggering chronic headaches. Sandy Springs, GA dentist office ProudSmiles provides patients with comprehensive treatment plans and state of the art technology for the accurate and effective diagnosis and treatment of choric headaches associated with TMJ.

Other Sings & Symptoms of TMJ

While frequent headaches are one of the most commonly experienced side effects of TMJ, there are other signs of TMJ. If you notice any changes in your oral health it is important to contact your Sandy Springs, GA dentist to prevent further damage to your oral health.

  • Clenching and Teeth Grinding
  • Disturbed Sleep
  • Fatigue
  • Broken Restorations
  • Excessively Worn Teeth
  • Sore Jaw and Facial Muscles
  • Head and/or Neck Pain
  • Clicking or popping when opening or chewing
  • Limited movement of the jaw, episodes of “getting stuck”
  • Shifting teeth, bite changes

TMJ Headache Treatment Options Sandy Spring, GA

  • Occlusal adjustment
  • Muscle deprogrammer
  • Centric relation splint
  • Oral sleep appliance

To learn more about how TMJ therapy can help to alleviate your chronic headaches or jaw pain, contact our Sandy Springs, GA dentist office or schedule a consultation online.