Jaw Pain? Get Raleigh NC Neuromuscular Dentistry
If you’re experiencing unexplained problems like jaw soreness, popping of the jaw joints, or headaches, you may very well be suffering from a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problem. Consider neuromuscular dentistry is a highly specialized area of dentistry that focuses on solving a variety of symptoms by restoring a proper dental bite. Dr. J. Steven Baker is one of only a handful of neuromuscular dentists in Raleigh, NC who offer TMJ diagnosis and treatment.
How Dr. Baker Treats TMJ in Raleigh, NC
Dr. Baker can evaluate your bite and jaw problems and find the cause, and then treatment to restore a well-fitting bite can begin. If the jaw joints are displaced, or the problem lies with weak or uneven muscle tissue, use of an orthotic appliance may be a solution. If other solutions are not successful, surgery can be very effective.
If you think you may be experiencing a TMJ problem and need TMJ treatment, please schedule a neuromuscular dentistry consultation with Dr. Baker today. As an experienced Raleigh Neuromuscular Dentist, Dr. Baker will listen to you and give you a comprehensive TMJ exam. You don’t need to suffer that pain indefinitely.
NC Diagnosing Temporomandibular Joint Problems (TMJ)
Dr. Baker uses a series of technologically advanced tests to help determine the cause or causes, including the K7 Evaluation System, to diagnose TMJ-related problems for patient around Raleigh, NC. Some of the symptoms that are signs of TMJ are:
- Recurring headaches
- Pain behind the eyes
- Tinnitus (ringing of the ears)
- Grinding of the teeth
- Frequent jaw clenching
- Neck, shoulder, or back pain
- Numbness in the fingers
- Muscle spasms
If you experience any TMJ symptoms, relief may be a phone call away. Call us at (919) 847-5283, or contact us to schedule a personal TMJ evaluation with our North Carolina TMJ Dentist today. Baker Dental is proud to serve patients in the Raleigh-Durham area, including Cary, Apex, Chapel Hill, Morrisville, Garner and Knightdale.